The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Saturday, asked Nigerians to wait till Tuesday when he would unveil his plan.
Ngige spoke at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu while responding to a request from a pressure group under the aegis of the South East Progressive Forum who stormed the airport and asked the minister to contest the presidency in 2023.
The Minister added that of all the zone in the Southern Nigeria that is only the South East zone that has not tasted the presidency.
“So, that gives much weight to the demand you are making now. Yes, in PDP, they are considering whether it will be North or South. No, in our own, as gentlemen we have already agreed in South.”
The former governor of Anambra State explained that he waited till after spiritual season of lent to enable him consult God in order not to make mistakes before declaring his intention about the presidency.
The leader of the South East Progressive Forum Comr, Tony Chime, said the group will be delighted if the minister contest for the election.
“We know that there are too many people queueing up for this position, but we have screened them individually and collectively.We have not found the material we needed”.
The group appealed to Ngige to deliver Nigerians from the present challenge.