2023: Nigeria Needs Institutions, Not Rallying Round Personalities Like Tinubu – All Progressives Congress Lawmaker

A federal lawmaker from Oyo State, Shina Peller, has said that the subsequent president of Nigeria shouldn’t be chosen primarily based on persona, cult or subjective emotions.

Reacting to a query on whether or not a former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu, ought to be president of Nigeria in 2023, Peller stated the president’s workplace ought to be primarily based on sturdy establishments fairly than people.

2023: Nigeria Needs Institutions, Not Rallying Round Personalities Like Tinubu – All Progressives Congress Lawmaker 2

According to Peoples Gazette, Peller stated the factors ought to be set, leaving whoever meets the factors to occupy the workplace.

“We need to build an institution now, we do not need to take any single person and be saying we want to now rally around that person. I think let us form an institution, let us identify a criteria and let us see who meets up with the criteria.

“There is no institution that has set up the criteria yet, if the criteria says the next president should be christian, is Asiwaju a christian?,” Peller stated.

Peller, like Tinubu, is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

The House of Representatives member additional said that counting on personalities to save lots of Nigeria was a mistake, and that the subsequent president ought to be elected by way of establishments able to making certain the competency of the people.

“We have made the mistake two times. There was a time in Nigeria when President Obasanjo was brought from prison and everybody was saying he is the best person that could do this and we started to run around him. The Same thing happened to President Buhari, everybody was saying Mohammadu Buhari is a saint, he is not corrupt and then everyone starts to run around him, I believe this must stop,” Peller stated.

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2023: Nigeria Needs Institutions, Not Rallying Round Personalities Like Tinubu – All Progressives Congress Lawmaker

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