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Will North support Abaribe after promise to fix Nigeria's problem in 6 months?

The 2023 Presidential election in Nigeria is less than two years, some influential political players have been tipped to fly the flag of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

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Available indicators have shown that the Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, may likely contest the 2023 presidential race.

According to the recent interview conducted by Channels Television, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, shed light on the 2023 presidential election and also spoke on the state of the nation, his statements suggested that he may likely contest the 2023 presidential election on the platform of PDP.

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According to the interview, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe promised to fix Nigeria's problems in six months. The Abia lawmaker also explained that he doesn't believe those leading Nigeria are better than him.

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Do you think the Northern political elites will support Abaribe if he eventually declares his presidential ambition?

Recall that the Southern and the Northern Governors have been at loggerhead over zoning of the presidential position in 2023 presidential election.

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The Northern Governors had rejected the call for zoning of the presidential position to the South and described the call as unconstitutional. If the Northern elites maintain their stand on zoning of the presidential position, Senator Abaribe who hails from Southern Nigeria may likely be affected.

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On the other hand, the recent decision of PDP to zone the position of its National Chairman to Northern Nigeria to pave way for the Southern presidency in 2023 may favor Abaribe if he decides to join the presidential race. This may likely make some Northern political elites on the platform of PDP to support the Abia lawmaker.

Similarly, Abaribe may likely get the support of some political elites in the North who had already declared their support for the Southern presidency despite the position of the Northern Governors' Forum.

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Another thing that may convince some Northern political elites to support Abaribe if he eventually declares to run for Presidential position is his claim that he can fix Nigeria's problem in six months. He may likely get the backing of some Northern elites if they are convinced with his claim of fixing the country's problem in six months.

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