Forward of the 2023 presidential election, Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Discussion board and Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, acknowledged that any political social gathering making an attempt to choose its candidate from the northern a part of the nation will certainly fail on the polls
Akeredolu emphasised that his colleagues, beneath the aegis of Southern Governors Discussion board are decided to make sure that the subsequent president comes from the south.
The governor acknowledged this whereas receiving members of the Energy Rotation Motion, who have been led by Dr. Pogu Bitrus, who additionally doubles because the Chairman, Center Belt Discussion board, in his workplace, Alagbaka, Akure.
Akeredolu, who maintained that he believes in honest and equitable Nigeria, mentioned these opposing the nation’s energy rotation are toying with the nation’s continued survival.
He praised the group for enlisting the assistance of younger folks in rallying assist and votes forward of the 2023 election.
“We’ve come out and introduced that energy should go to the south in roughly two or three conferences.
“Solely a celebration keen to lose will choose a candidate from the north. You’ve advanced right into a motion of political social gathering members banding collectively.
“Truthful and equitable energy rotation is what we stand for. The one factor that’s honest is that it ought to come to the south after eight years within the north.
“Some folks have argued that the presidency ought to be based mostly on competence. Are they saying there aren’t any competent ones within the south?”
Earlier, the Chairman of the motion, Pogu Bitrus, mentioned, “Leaders within the south and center belt met in Abuja and agreed that energy ought to rotate to the south, that the center belt and the south ought to transfer towards any social gathering that fields any candidate outdoors the southern a part of the nation.” Supply: DailyPost