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In 1999, History Taught Us That The Yorubas Didn't Vote For Obasanjo, But For Olu Falae—Izunaso

Senator Osita Izunaso, a Senate hopeful and APC member from Imo State, has said that the party's decision to zone the Senate president to the South-South region was not made properly and contains an iota of favouritism, echoing the concerns of some dissatisfied APC members.

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Senator Osita Izunaso said the party has not zoned anything and that the decision was made based on speculation during an interview with Channels TV.

His next statement was, "The Igbos are being marginalised, and we were only given the Senate president." When asked about zoning, APC said, "APC has not zoned anything at all."

Everything we've seen up until this point has been vague and inconclusive, so their conclusion was based on assumptions at best. The man said

Further discussing the development of democracy in Nigeria, Senator Osita Izunaso said, "In 1999, history taught us that the Yorubas did not vote for Obasanjo, but for Chief Olu Falae."

But once Obasanjo took power, he reintegrated his home region of the Southwest into the political process by appointing many of its residents to high-ranking positions in government.

There is no denying the fact that the Igbo are being excluded from political power in Nigeria. The man said

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