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2023 : Football Legends, Kanu Nwankwo, Peter Rufai Beg Gov. Umahi To Contest President (Photos)

Football legends, Kanu Nwankwo, aka, Papilo and Peter Rufai have adopted Governor David  Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State as the next president of Nigeria come 2023. 


The duo were among the resource persons that made presentations during the #endSARS youth summit organised by the Ebonyi state government.






Making his presentation,Kanu Nwankwo, the former captain of Nigeria super Eagles ,said he was highly impressed on the Infrastructural development that has taken place in Ebonyi State under Governor  Umahi.


He said when he set his foot in Ebonyi state,what he saw made him to wonder whether he was in abroad,and described Ebonyi state as a "London in Nigeria".


Kanu Nwankwo who described governor Umahi as a special gift to the people of Ebonyi State, suggested that for Nigeria to enjoy quality leadership that will engender total peace and economic development , based on his experience in Ebonyi State, Governor Umahi should be given the chance to replicate his good works at the national level, stressing that the country needs Umahi as their next president.


"Ebonyi State, you are blessed. The country is looking for his Excellency, Governor David Umahi. Everybody is looking for his Excellency. His good works are speaking for him".


Kanu called on the Nigerian youths to develop interests in sports and education, which he said were the major leeway to success and greatness among the youths describing sport as a unifying factor.


He charged the youths as leaders of tomorrow to always work hard so as to become the best in their chosen careers.


In the same vain, the former super eagle goal keeper, Peter Rufai, also commended governor Umahi,for his leadership ingenuity, which he said has marked Ebonyi state out as the fastest developing state in Nigeria, stressing that governor Umahi deserves to become the President of Nigeria come 2023 to showcase his God given gift at the national level.


He commended Umahi for lifting ban on sporting activities in the state and urged the youths to display their potentials.


Other resource persons who spoke during the occasion,include,a renowned Nolly wood actor,Zack Orji,Chairman of CAN,Ebonyi state chapter,and SSA on religious matter,Father Abraham Nwali, Pastor,Christ Embassy church,Mile 50,Abakaliki,Pastor Eunice Oyeyemi,all called on the youths to desist from social vices and embrace hard work to earn their livings.


The youth summit which lasted for a week was later declared closed by governor Umahi with a promise to engage Ebonyi youths on meaningful projects that would make them millionaires.









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