Senator Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, has said the South East will not waste their votes in 2023 by voting for the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party Peter Obi in the forthcoming presidential election in 2023.
Ekweremadu said this in a short interview with newsmen in the PDP’s National Secretary on Wednesday the interview which has been making the rounds on social media.
Ekweremadu acknowledged that Peter Obi is his brother and a credible presidential candidate to reckon with,but the South East at this time will rather vote for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, than wasting their votes on Peter Obi.
According to him “I can assure you that the South East will vote, we ask ourselves if Obi wins the election and the answer is no.
“Can the East afford to throw away our votes and be sentimental about a matter that concerns our people, our children and future? No.
“We don’t intend to do a thing that we will regret in the future but we believe that Obi is a qualified Presidential Candidate”. He said.