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Chris Nigige Hints At Contesting For President In 2023

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Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Nigige, has suggested that he may be contesting for the country’s President in 2023.

2023: Chris Nigige Hints At Contesting For Nigeria's President
2023: Chris Nigige Hints At Contesting For Nigeria’s President

The former Anambra Governor also hinted that he could decide to view for the Senate President seat.

He stated this while dismissing reports that he was interested in contesting for the Anambra governorship election billed for next year.

He spoke in his hometown of Alor, Idemili South Local Government Area of , on Sunday.

Ngige said: “Yes, there have been speculations that I am eyeing the governorship of Anambra State. They have written about it in a lot of media. I am a politician. They have the right to speculate on my next move. My next move is very vast.

“Elections will come in 2023, I have a right to vie for any position. I can vie for Senate.

““I can vie for president if I so wish. Election will be coming in Anambra State, latest November 2021 to elect a successor to Obiano. I am not disqualified. I have a right to say I can run.

“I don’t have interest for now in Anambra governorship because I am on a national assignment.”

Adelowo Adegboyega
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