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2023: Nasarawa governor, Sule throws weight behind Southerner as Buhari’s successor

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Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has made his preferences known regarding the 2023 presidency.

Speaking at Governmemt House, Lafia, he said, a Southerner should succeed President Muhamadu Buhari in 2023 on the platform of the ruling g All Progressives Congress.

Sule stated this when meeting with supporters of Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura who is seeking to be elected as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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“I have never said anything against the agitation for rotation of the presidency to the South. I don’t think it’s a bad idea, for peace in Nigeria, if there is a rotational presidency”, the governor was quoted as saying.

On the APC chairmanship race, he reminded party members that the Northwest has the President, while the Northeast has the Senate President.

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“It will not be ideal to have the chairman from the zones. The only zone that is ideal to occupy that position is the North-Central,” Sule stressed.

Former Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, is one of the aspirants for the position. The ex-Senator was formerly National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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The APC national convention will be held in June. The party is being run by a caretaker committee chaired by Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni.

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