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



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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