2023: Why APC Should Zone Vice President to North Central, Stakeholders Give Reasons
- The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress has been urged to consider northcentral for the party's VP slot
- According to some stakeholders, zoning the VP position to the region will bring about equity and justice
- According to the stakeholders, a Christian from the region will balance the presidential ticket and also guarantee success at the polls
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The northcentral region deserves to be given the All Progressives Congress (APC) vice presidential ticket according to some stakeholders of the party.
According to the stakeholders in a press statement made available to Legit.ng, zoning this position to the region will ensure equity and stability.
The stakeholders also warned the party not to make the mistake of ignoring the zone in the scheme of things.
In a statement signed by its coordinator, Bala Danladi Adamu, the group said the north central is critical to the party’s success in 2023, considering its innumerable contributions in the growth and development of the APC over the years.
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Adamu said not only will a Christian from the region balance the presidential ticket, he added that it will ultimately guarantee success at the polls.
The group, therefore, urged President Muhammadu Buhari, party leaders and elders from the north central zone to settle for a young and vibrant Christian out of the “array of credible individuals that fits the bill of the vice-presidential candidate for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu”.
Failure to do so, Adamu, however, cautioned that doom awaits the party as it would be further divided along ethnic and religious lines.
Yahaya Bello hints on contesting for presidency in future
Recall that Governor Bello recently said he only test the microphone at the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primaries that produced Bola Tinubu, adding that he would continue working to be Nigeria's president.
The governor made the comment after he went to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for giving him the chance to contest at the primary.
He also urged his supporters not to be disillusioned and urged them to vote for the APC across board in the 2023 elections.
2023: Power will go to South East after Kwankwaso, says former lawmaker Jibrin
A chieftain of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP) and former House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, in an interview has weighed in on the joint ticket of Labour Party's candidate, Peter Obi and Rabiu Kwankwaso, NNPP's presidential candidate.
According to Jibrin, the safest route for power to go to the South-East is for Labour Party to come into an alliance with the NNPP, sign a concrete contract and for Peter Obi to be the running mate to Rabiu Kwankwaso.
The former lawmaker made this disclosure during an interview programme.