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Okorocha formally joins race for 2023 presidency

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Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has joined the race for the number one seat in the country by declaring his interest to vie for the presidency in the 2023 general election.

This declaration was made public on Wednesday via a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan during Senate plenary.

Okorocha further disclosed that a press conference would hold on Monday, January 31, 2022, in order to speak to Nigerians about his candidacy.

The letter reads, “As you are aware, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the timetable for the conduct of 2023 general election, including that of the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“With elections drawing nearer as the days go by, our citizens are concerned about the quality of persons to run the affairs of our nation, one who can address some of their major concern which includes;

“A detribalised Nigerian who can unite our country,

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“A leader with a compassionate heart, who will care for the poor and downtrodden and the masses of our country,

“A visionary leader who can create wealth for our teeming populace, thereby addressing the issues of poverty, insecurity and youth restiveness.

“It is as a result of these concerns that I wish to hold a world press conference on my intention to run for the office of the President of our dear Nation.

“I, therefore, wish to solicit for your prayers as I make known my intention.”

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