Former APC Governor has disclosed that he will be vying for the presidency in 2023.
Senator Rochas Okorocha made the disclosure on Monday during his official declaration of his presidential ambition at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Monday.
Pampamnews reports that the controversial senator promised to grow the economy through creation of enabling and conducive environment for businesses to thrive.
What else does the former APC Governor promise to do
Former APC Governor added that he would unite Nigerians and tackle the issues of tribalism and religious extremism that plagued the country.
Okorocha, who currently represents Imo West Senatorial District in the 9th Senate, promised to make free education compulsory, especially from primary to secondary schools.
Rochas a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress APC will be having his fourth shot at the presidency.
He has been having a running battle with the current Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma.
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Of all the politicians who have declared interest to run for the presidency in 2023 from the southeast, Okorocha is believed to have a national appeal because of hsi close ties with people from all geo-political zones of the country through his philanthropic gestures.
With his official declaration January 31st, he has joined the likes of Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi, former Senate President and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, and businessman, Sam Ohuabunwa as leaders from the South East that are so far gunning for the presidency in 2023.