Buhari Has Placed Nigeria On Life Support, Northern Governors May End Its Life—Southern Kaduna Group

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has slammed the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) for his or her current decision that the North is not going to cede the presidency to the South in 2023. 

The NGF, on Monday, in its Kaduna summit mentioned it’s unconstitutional for its southern counterpart to demand that the subsequent Nigerian president ought to come from the southern a part of the nation. 

Buhari Has Placed Nigeria On Life Support, Northern Governors May End Its Life—Southern Kaduna Group 2

While this stance has been condemned by varied teams and folks from the South, SOKAPU lent its voice to it on Wednesday, accusing the Northern governors of insensitivity. 

The group lambasted northern leaders for deliberating to retain energy when they need to be in search of methods to unravel the issue of insecurity of their states. 

It thereby acknowledged that the Northern populace they often relied on for votes is now not united. 

SOKAPU additionally disclosed that it stands with the Southern Governors to provide the subsequent President of Nigeria having skilled a lot havoc through the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari within the final six years. 

This is contained in a press assertion issued by SOKAPU President, Mr Jonathan Asake, and obtained by SaharaReporters on Wednesday. 

The assertion learn partially, “When the governors of the 19 northern states converged for a meeting at Kaduna on Monday, September 27, 2021, most of us thought the meeting was to review critical challenges facing the North particularly, and the country in general to address such.

“Unfortunately, their assembly turned out to be considered one of flexing muscle tissues with their southern counterparts and a political debate over which area ought to produce the president come 2023.

“It is most regrettable that this group of leaders displayed their insensitivity and myopic disposition on the plight of their citizens who have been under tremendous onslaught by bandits, kidnappers, Fulani herdsmen militia, and other criminal groups. 

“It is clear that there isn’t a state within the North that has been spared of the actions of those terrorist teams, with many communities having been invaded, their folks massacred and plenty of extra displaced into dehumanising IDP camps.

“One would have expected that the major item on the agenda for these governors would be how to tackle the spate of insecurity that has engulfed the North and proffer solutions. 

“Disappointedly, these governors had been extra engrossed in discussing the politics of zoning. Most embarrassing is the truth that they took a place in opposition to a respectable and widespread demand for energy shift to the South.

“The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) would like to remind these governors and their ilk that the old North that is traditionally used to garner votes and intimidate the South and thereafter return with political victory only to take care of less than 10 percent no longer exists as one united North.”

The group additional mentioned even the Northern governors know that the folks they govern can’t belief them once more. 

It additionally reiterated that NGF scheming to retain energy for the North in 2023 is a menace to Nigeria’s unity which is already endangered by Buhari’s authorities. 

“Again, we wish to further remind them that even as they sat at that meeting in Kaduna, the majority of them did not believe in their resolutions, especially on the issue of zoning because they know that the teeming citizens of their various states don’t believe in their position.

“That insistence on energy remaining within the North in 2023 is a recipe for the chaos that might threaten the company existence of Nigeria, realizing totally effectively that over six years of Northern management below President Muhammadu Buhari has positioned the nation on life help. 

“We need a change of baton in leadership to the South as a means of building confidence, inclusiveness, and resuscitating the country.  

“On a last be aware, we want to categorically declare that we align with the place taken by the Southern Governors for energy to shift to the Southern a part of Nigeria after the eight years of President Buhari in 2023. Thereafter, energy ought to then rotate among the many North, South, and Middle Belt zones to make sure justice, equity, and fairness,” SOKAPU added. 

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Buhari Has Placed Nigeria On Life Support, Northern Governors May End Its Life—Southern Kaduna Group

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