Saturday, 22 June, 2024


2023; Niger Governor Bello Makes Case For Southern Presidency 

…@ Says North Central Eying APC National  Chairman

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has made case for a southern Presidency in 2023, saying that there is going  to be rotation  of positions in 2023.According to him, “those  allocated to the North  would move to South while those in the  south would  move to North in 2023”.Governor Bello disclosed this in Minna on Tuesday  when he received  in audience  North  Central  APC Stakeholders Forum on advocacy visit.

He also said that the North  Central Governors Forum has agreed that the position of the National  Chairman of  the  All Progressives Congress  (APC) should be zone to north central.“As the  chairman of the  North  Central  Governors Forum,  I have called  a meeting of  the  Governors  and we agreed  that we should not be left out. There are many aspirants  from North  West and  North  East.”.He said,  “Yes we have already discussed  to go  for  the  office of National  chairman  but it is  not  in my  place to say who would get it or not”.He explained  that  if the position  is  eventually  allocated to  the  zone,  the Governors  would  meet with stakeholders  to  decide the best candidate  to occupy   it.He argued that  in the past few years,  the zone has not been  favoured in National  positions  despite  having  highest  votes  in elections.Speaking  earlier,  the Coordinator of the Forum, Dominic Alancha solicited  for support  for the candidacy of Former Governor  of  Nasarawa state Senator Umaru Tanko Almakura for the National  chairmanship  of the  party.



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