Ohanaeze Crisis: Igbo Chieftain Accuses Peter Obi of Hypocrisy in Controversial Appointment

Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, a distinguished determine in Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has strongly criticized the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, for his involvement in the continued disaster inside the apex Igbo socio-cultural group.

Isiguzoro argues that Obi’s participation in what he deems an “illegal presentation” of Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu as the brand new President of Ohanaeze shows blatant hypocrisy.

Isiguzoro, who serves because the Secretary-General of the Chidi Ibeh-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo, expressed bewilderment at Obi’s actions, significantly contemplating the previous Anambra Governor’s authorized battle to reclaim his mandate attributable to alleged electoral irregularities in the 2023 presidential election.

Isiguzoro finds it contradictory that Obi would help illegality in the Ohanaeze disaster whereas concurrently looking for justice for himself.

In an announcement launched on Thursday morning, Isiguzoro firmly asserted that Obi’s involvement in the appointment of Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu as Ohanaeze President-General signifies a prioritization of private pursuits over these of the Ndigbo group.

Isiguzoro highlights that the procedures outlined in the Ohanaeze Constitution for the substitute of a President-General have been disregarded by the Obiozor faction, emphasizing the absence of the time period “appointment” in the group’s lexicon.

Isiguzoro additional criticizes Obi for his contradictory stance, claiming that his presence on the Enugu occasion the place the Ohanaeze structure was allegedly disregarded exposes him as a person who selectively helps injustice and illegality when it aligns along with his private ambitions.

Isiguzoro asserts that Obi’s actions undermine his credibility and exhibit a scarcity of real concern for the wellbeing of the Ndigbo group.

It is price noting that Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu was appointed as a successor to Prof George Obiozor, who handed away after battling an sickness.

The appointment itself has been a supply of rivalry inside Ohanaeze Ndigbo, with critics highlighting alleged procedural irregularities.

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