Opinion: Three Major Things That Will Happen If An Igbo Man Becomes Nigeria President
The Igbo people are an ethnic group native to the present-day south-central and south-eastern Nigeria and also Equatorial Guinea. There has been much speculation about the origins of the group came to form. Geographically, the Igbo homeland is divided into two unequal sections by the Niger River an eastern and a western section. The Igbo people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.
We all know that Nigeria is a home to a great diversity of ethnic groups with over 250 ethnic groups and over 500 languages, but the major ethnic groups are Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba.
Because of Nigeria’s diversity tribalism is one of the major threats facing the Africa’s largest democracy as the country is politically divided based on ethnicity where by some ethnic groups feels that because they are the majority they should never allow other ethnic groups to lead, which is not fair in a democratic state.
In this article, I will enlighten you about three major progress that will occur if an Igbo man become a Nigeria president.
1. Biafra restoration plan will stop
Because of the Igbo people feel marginalized in the country’s political system, some group among them are calling for the separation of Nigeria, but if an Igbo man is elected president the plans will stop and the country will be united.
2. There would be a very good economy
The Igbo people are extremely enterprenuerial and more likely to take business risks, their technical skills and skills for business success are essential, with Igbo man as president there would be a very good economy for the country indeed.
3. Security issues will be resolved
With the current insecurity situation in the country raged by by many political unrests, most especially in northern part of the country where they are predominantly people of the Hausa ethnic group, if an Igbo man become president he will try as much as possible to solve the current security situation in order to avoid criticism of ethnic bias.