2023: Sen Okorocha urges Nigerians to elect credible leaders
By Matthew Eloyi
Former Governor of Imo State and 2023 presidential aspirant, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has called on Nigerians to elect only credible and capable leaders in various political offices in 2023.
Senator Okorocha made the call on Thursday at Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja on the occasion of the 2021 OurNigeria News Awards, where he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Philanthropy.
The Award was in recognition of his remarkable excellence in all spears of life as one of Nigeria’s multi-billionaire, education philanthropists, who has set his sights on providing free education to one million children across the African continent by the year 2030.
Speaking at the event, Sen Okorocha, who currently represents Imo West Senatorial District, noted that Nigeria’s common enemies are hunger and unemployment, adding that there would be no headway until political leaders begin to take responsibilities.
The Senator, who noted that shifting of power is not the solution to the country’s numerous problems, urged Nigerians not to elect leaders based on sentiment or tribalism, adding that Nigeria needs a leader that has the country at heart. He, however, said that “power should be given to those who have never had it before.”
Calling on all Nigerians to rise and speak well of the country, Okorocha added that the issue of insecurity such as Boko Haram insurgency will become history with the emergence of a new Nigeria in 2023.
He commended the Management of OurNigeria News Magazine for organizing the event, adding that it would encourage the awardees to continue to make impacts in society,