As the permutations for the 2023 Presidency begin to dominate political discourse nationwide, Zamfara Ex-Governor, has said the Presidency should rightly return to the Southern part of the country.
Yari who was elected Governor of Zamfara State on the 26 April 2011 general elections, on the platform of All Nigeria Peoples Party ANPP.
Yari made the statement while addressing newsmen on Saturday 18 July. The former Gov. said; As we have seen the nature of how our presidency will look like, it has to go to the South. The chairmanship may likely as well come to the North in preparation for shifting the presidency to South.
We would ensure power shifts to the South after the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari ends comes may 2023.
Recalls, few months ago, the kaduna state Governer Malan El-rufai had made similar calls, where he said; “I want to say that those of us from Northern Nigeria honour agreements. We do not violate unwritten political agreements and I will be the last person to lead in violating that agreement. I may have a personal view but that should be the basis. I don’t care where you come from but I look for merit". El-rufai said concerning 2023 presidency.
Yari insisted that he was one of the Northern leaders canvassing for power shift in 2023, adding, “Of course, that is how things are supposed to be.”
However, governor Yari refused to be specific about the geo-political zone in the South that should have the ticket.
When asked about the zone in the South that should produce the All Progressive Congress APC candidate comes 2023, Yari said; “I don’t want to make an offensive statement. APC leaders will decide about this. He concluded.
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