Col Umar outlines leadership qualities Ojukwu’s successor must possess



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar  has listed what he believes are the leadership qualities anyone seeking to succeed Chief Odimgwu Ojukwu  must possess .Umar , a former governor of Kaduna state in a statement  today  titled : Contenders and Pretenders to Ndigbo Leadership”  said   hard work, brilliance , of mind , humility and altruism  were the qualities that earned Ojukwu the respect of all and sundry.

In Umar’s words “ Whoever emerges  as the Eze Igbo must possess those leadership which earned the Eze-gbo the loyalty of Ibos worldwide and admiration of Nigerians- hard work , brilliance , of mind ,charisma ,humility and above all atruism.”

The former governor who had  a very warm  relationship with Ojukwu said “You cannot succeed the Eze Igbo by mere lamentation of the marginalization and persecution of Ibos and issuing orders  for them to relocate  back to their ancestral land.Nor you succeed by a campaign strategy that seeks to prove how loyal you were  to the late Ikemba resorting to the issuance of flambouyant eulogies of .

Read Umar’s statement below:

Contenders and Pretenders to Ndigbo Leadership

As the nation mourns the passing of one of its great leaders,Eze Igbo Gburugburu,Chief Emeka Odimegwu  Ojukwu,the struggle to succeed   has already commenced.It has therefore become necessary to observe  that the successor to Eze Igbo Gburugburu,if there is need for one, must earn his .

You cannot succeed the late Eze Igbo by mere lamentation of the marginalization and persecution of Ibos and issuing orders  for them to relocate  back to their ancestral land.Nor you succeed by a campaign strategy that seeks to prove how loyal you were  to the late Ikemba resorting to the issuance of flambouyant eulogies of .

Whoever emerges  as the Eze Igbo must possess those leadership which earned the late Eze gbo the loyalty of Ibos worldwide and admiration of Nigerians- hardwork ,brilliance , of mind ,charisma ,humility and above all atruism.

Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (Retd)

 

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