The Arewa Consultative Discussion board (ACF), on Wednesday, condemned in sturdy phrases the utterance of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), saying that any political social gathering that fields a northern candidate within the 2023 presidential election will lose.
The group by means of its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Emmanuel Yawe stated the governor being a authorized luminary, should know higher on the subject of electing anyone to occupy the presidency within the nation.
The group suggested Akeredolu who can also be the Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Discussion board to cease issuing threats, warning that intimidation can not get the South the presidency come 2023 however by means of a greater understanding of all.
He refers the governor to constitutional provisions for electing the presidential candidate of any political social gathering within the nation as president.
He defined that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu ought to know that presidential candidate wants votes from 24 states and never 17 (south) or 19 (north) to win the seat, saying that it should be what the structure says.
He added, “As a really senior lawyer, Governor Akeredolu ought to know the provisions of the structure. It’s due to this fact not potential for a gaggle of states to return collectively and say we ‘should’ produce the president. Anyone eying that seat should traverse the nation, north and south to fulfill the calls for of the Structure.” Supply: DailyPost