- The build-up to the 2023 presidential poll has reached a fever pitch as speculations surrounding who will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari heightens
- With over 30 presidential declarations across the ruling party APC and opposition party PDP, the stakes are high at the moment
- Controversial politician and human rights activist in a recent tweet gave his candid forecast on how the presidential candidates of the APC and PDP will emerge
Ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, many political pundits and stakeholders have begun to forecast their predictions on who will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
Controversial senator and human rights activist, Shehu Sani has stated his position on how the presidential primaries of Nigeria's apex political parties APC and the PDP will play out.
According to a social media post from his Twitter handle, @ShehuSani, stated that the presidential candidacy of the ruling party APC will be determined based on who President Muhammadu Buhari has anointed.
See his post below:
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He further stated that the presidential candidacy of the PDP will be decided based on a late negotiation on the eve of the primaries or on the basis of a bitter primary.
His tweet reads:
“All said and done; the ruling party presidential candidate will be none other than who the president wants, and he shall be called Consensus.
“The opposition presidential candidate will be a product of a deal stroked on the eve, or a product of a bitter primaries.”
2023: GEJ leading public opinion poll
Meanwhile, an emerging report has confirmed that the former president has emerged as the winner of a poll carried out by a youth group known as Fix Naija.
The organisers in a statement sent to Legit.ng recently noted that the exercise was carried out on the streets of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Jonathan emerged the winner and defeated other presidential aspirants like former Lagos state governor; Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Imo state governor; Owelle Rochas Okorocha, former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and former Anambra state governor, Mr. Peter Obi.
2023: Jonathan reacts to call for presidential declaration
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that a troop of supporters gathered at the office of the former president appealing or him to contest.
Jonathan who has been silent about his ambition over the past few months has finally broken his silence.
It is not clear at the moment if Jonathan will contest, as it is also not clear which political umbrella he will be contesting under.