2023: Okorocha Urges Nigerians To Be careful In Selecting Leaders
By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto
The senator representing Imo West Senatoral district Owelle Rochas Okorocha has counselled Nigerians to elect leaders who would unite the country rather than the ones who would cause divisions in 2023.
Okorocha made the call on Tuesday in Sokoto at Sultan palace when he paid him a condolence visit over the death of Magaji Garin Sokoto, Hassan Danbaba.
According to the former Governor of Imo State Nigeria need a leader who would fix and unite the country.
“As we are approaching 2023 we need to be careful in selecting those who would lead us he stated
Okorocha who admitted that there is hunger , poverty and killing and economic downturn implored Nigerians to be wary of politicians in sheep clothing who have nothing to offer the country.
He further disclosed that Nigeria need somebody who has a track record and ability to fix the country.
He added that he is not in Sokoto for politics but come to condole Sultan, the Governor and the good people of Sokoto state.
” You can’t play politics.with death I’m in the town on condolence over the death of my friend and brother Magaji Garin.
He described Hassan Danbaba as a ditribalized Nigerian who has friends across the nook and cranny of the country.
“Though Magaji Garin is from Sokoto , Northern Nigeria he has a friends across the nook and cranny of this country Okorocha stated.
He disclosed that the deceased is a patriotic Nigerian who has leave a legacy worthy of emulation.
He maintained that Nigerians should unite and work together to rescue the nation from poverty, insecurity, and economic woes.
Responding the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111 thanked Okorocha for the visit.
The monarch explained that different number people who have been paying condolence over the death of Danbaba attested that Nigeria is indivisible.
Okorocha also paid a condolence visit to Magaji Garin’s family where he told them to take solace in God since the deceased live a fulfill live.
Those who were at the palace to receive the senator are students of Rochas foundation , Sokoto .
The students were seen thanking Okorocha for affording them opportunity to basic education since the school is free of charge.
He later paid same visit to the Governor of Sokoto state Aminu Waziri Tambuwal at Government house.