Where Nigeria’s President Comes From In 2023 Not Important ― Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice-President and the 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed that the president in 2023 can come from any a part of the nation.

There have been talks and controversies, significantly among the many governors as to the area that ought to produce the president in 2023 and succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Where Nigeria’s President Comes From In 2023 Not Important ― Atiku Abubakar 2

The Southern Governors’ Forum had warned that the Southern area ought to be allowed to supply the president, threatening that it could by no means help any northern candidate for the 2023 polls.

The Northern Governors’ Forum days later had met and replied their southern counterparts that zoning was not solely unconstitutional however undemocratic.

the NGF had insisted that it could not be coerced to surrender the 2023 presidency to the southern area. 

Meanwhile Atiku is without doubt one of the northern bigwigs who may seemingly contest for the presidency.

Speaking on Thursday on the National Executive Committee (NEC) assembly of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja, Atiku mentioned the geopolitical zone of the president isn’t the answer to the issues of the nation.

“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has the right to determine its rules and how the party should be governed. The people of Nigeria also have the rights to determine who governors them.

““Where the president comes from has never been the problem of Nigeria. I can cite examples — neither will it be the solution.

“There is no such thing as a president from southern Nigeria or a president from northern Nigeria. There is only one — a president from Nigeria, for Nigeria and by Nigerians.

“Talking about inclusion, I will like to see a new national working committee of our party that has sizeable numbers of youths and women.

“The decision of NEC today will either see us PDP in the villa in 2023 or not. Since the inception, this party has faced serious challenges and has risen above sentiment to solve those challenges and move forward.”

The NEC is presently in a closed-door assembly to debate the decision of the zoning committee, amongst different points, forward of the get together’s nationwide conference on October 30.

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Where Nigeria’s President Comes From In 2023 Not Important ― Atiku Abubakar

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