No Going Back On Support For Southern Presidency In 2023 – Governor El-Rufai

August 17, 2020
31 Views
Nasir El-Rufai

Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Sunday insisted that nothing is going to stop him from giving his support for the south to produce the president in 2023.

El-Rufai, who spoke on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, said based on arrangement, after President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidency should shift to the South.

According to him, even the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had that arrangement of power rotation, which was why after former President Olusegun Obasanjo, late Umaru Yar’Adua came to power.

He said he did not say he would not support a northern or southern candidate, but that it is just a fact that power had to shift to the south in 2023, even though there was no such power sharing in the APC’s constitution.

“After Buhari, what is honourable is for the northern politicians to put their support for southern candidate. I don’t believe in zoning but that is my opinion. We have this arrangement, we should maintain it.

“I don’t believe any part of Nigeria has a monopoly to power. We have an understanding, let us stick to it. In 1998, this nation has a consensus that power should go to the southwest.

“In 2023, I believe that all parties should present candidates from the south,” he stated.

You may be interested

Nigeria’s COVID-19 lockdown caused more harm, $373b lost: Copenhagen think tank
News
3 views
News
3 views

Nigeria’s COVID-19 lockdown caused more harm, $373b lost: Copenhagen think tank

Webby - September 24, 2020

<!-- Boss Mustapha: heads Nigeria's Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 --> Boss Mustapha: heads Nigeria’s Presidential Task Force on COVID-19…

Sadiya Umar Farouq’s secret wedding with Chief of Air Staff leaks
News
5 views
News
5 views

Sadiya Umar Farouq’s secret wedding with Chief of Air Staff leaks

Webby - September 24, 2020

<!-- Sadiya Umar Farouq and Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar: secret wedding -->Sadiya Umar Farouq and Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar: secret…

Leader Of Robbery Syndicate Operating In Military Uniform Lies To Wife He Was Injured After Fleeing Gun Battle With Police
News
3 views
News
3 views

Leader Of Robbery Syndicate Operating In Military Uniform Lies To Wife He Was Injured After Fleeing Gun Battle With Police

Webby - September 24, 2020

The Suspects A seven-man armed robbery gang operating in military uniform have along the Benin-Ore-Lagos  expressway have been apprehended by…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.