The northern group, Arewa Involved Civil Society Organizations of Nigeria, has said that an individual from the south should succeed President Muhammadu Buhari within the upcoming 2023 presidential election. Talking at a press convention in Kaduna on Wednesday, March 23, the group’s spokesman, Comrade Abdulsalam Mohamed Kazeemhas this to say;
“We collect right here at Arewa Home right now to put in writing one other story from Nigeria, the place patriotic youth from the north name for a candidate from the south. That is to take care of our political friendship with the individuals of southern Nigeria. Fairness and justice are the bane of improvement in any wholesome society. For the reason that first republic, energy has been rotating between the South and the North”.
“Sadly, in 2007, when energy handed to the North after two years, God took the lifetime of President Umaru Musa Yar’adua of blessed reminiscence, this created a vacuum and resulted in a lot agitation from Northern stakeholders. that the North should full its 8-year time period as President Obasanjo did. For the reason that structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is supreme and has a type of succession and emergence of management, Jonathan, as Vice President, was constitutionally sworn in to be the President of Nigeria.
Within the warmth of the 2011 elections, many Northern stakeholders insisted that energy should return to the North. Stakeholders within the North suggested permitting him to go for one more four-year time period that may have been accomplished by his and the late President Yar’adua’s joint ticket.”
In 2015, after realizing that President Jonathan isn’t able to relinquish energy, Northern stakeholders supported by many progressive Southerners who believed in unity and equity, Jonathan’s second candidacy was minimize quick, the President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected and can full his 8-year time period by 2023. .”” There’s a clever saying: “What is nice for the goose is nice for the goose”. Though it’s not a regulation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it can be crucial that we respect our integration, brotherhood and unity. It’s for the sake of our nationwide unity that we get up right now and declare that energy should be rotated to the South within the spirit of unity, equity, equity, and equal alternative.
Nigeria was merged in 1914 with the settlement that the nation belongs to everybody, no matter ethnicity, faith, or area. “For individuals who are beating the drum of hate and division, attempting to trigger chaos and conflict in our beloved nation as a result of they profit from disunity Nigeria, we’re watching and this will probably be a nightmare for all of them. We urge all political events to put their presidential candidates within the South.
Any occasion that refuses to take action, we’re going to mobilize our staff youth and marketing campaign in opposition to them.” We, the Arewa Involved Civil Society Organizations of Nigeria, within the spirit of constructing our desired nation and continued existence as an entity, with out disregarding the ideas of stability of energy and fairness, name for the complete help of the Presidency to the occasion South of the nation.
We’ve no nation aside from Nigeria and we is not going to sit again and watch our nation disintegrate as a result of egocentric wishes of some individuals who assume that the presidency is their birthright of a selected area. Any northerner operating for president will probably be thought of an agent of disunity and an enemy of the nation.”
“The South West additionally advantages from the benevolence of Nigerians who supported their first run for an 8-year presidency and vice-presidency for one yr, one other 8 years also needs to be keen to relinquish the place within the spirit of uniting and constructing unity. nation.
Our hope, desires and prayers are for an Igbo man to emerge as president in 2023, most ideally a personal sector participant, a technocrat and a detribalized Nigerian with wealthy expertise operating the economic system for peace, progress and prosperity. “We’ve agreed to soften their curiosity in a port and demand that energy be transferred to the southern a part of the nation in 2023 and we name on our individuals within the south to push this chance ahead and help theirs and likewise respect the rotation of energy afterwards. 8 years outdated. .
We reaffirm our earlier place that we’ll not help any northerner because the successor to President Mohammed Buhari in 2023 for the sake of nationwide unity. This can assist construct belief and heal the injuries that demand the dismemberment of our beloved nation.”
“Subsequently, we categorically say no to any candidate from the North and in case any candidate from the North exhibits curiosity, they may by no means get our help and we are going to thwart that egocentric ambition that we predict is useless earlier than it comes. We all know that energy comes from God and God won’t ever permit injustice, greed and selfishness to rule our earth. We are going to make or break any candidate who has Nigerian unity at coronary heart and vice versa,” they mentioned.