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Should APC Listen To Rochas Okorocha Then Tinubu Stands A Chance Of Becoming The Next President

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The recent comment made by the spokesperson of the Northern Elder's Forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed Bello has stirred many controversies in the country. Dr. Hakeem said the North inherited the leadership, of the country. He said the region has the numbers to win any election, and that the region won't be intimidated. He went on to say, the North would retain power in the forthcoming, general election.

The comment of Dr. Hakeem has received, lots of backlashes from Nigerians. This is because there have been many controversies about the region the next president should emerge from. Recall that the Southwest governors had jointly, decided that the next president should emerge from their region. The North has, however, contested their decision, insisting that the North should still rule when President Buhari leaves office in 2023.

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The ruling party, APC could keep ruling the country, if the party picks the right candidate to contest for the 2023 general election. The former governor of Imo State and present Senator Rochas Okorocha has reacted to the comment of Dr. Hakeem. Senator Rochas Okorocha warned the APC party, of the consequences, if the party doesn't zone the presidency to the Southwest. According to him, the party will be divided if the needful is not done.

Senator Rochas Okorocha disclosed that the North, has produced a president and that it is only logical for the Southwest to produce the next president. He added that there is no justification for the party to zone, presidency to the North again. Senator Rochas Okorocha advised the party, to develop a national spirit, high spiritual elevation above personal convictions. He said it protects, the indigent and the weak in society.

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He further said with high spirit, he sees great things to come in Nigeria. Rochas Okorocha pledged his support for Southwest Governors, and the need for the party to support a president from Southwest. The Northern Elder's Forum, cannot ignore the aspiration of Bola Tinubu. Bola Tinubu played a huge role in the formation of the APC party, he was also very instrumental in the victory of President Buhari in the 2015 general election. For the interest of the party, Tinubu's presidential aspiration shouldn't be ignored.

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Since the medical trip of Bola Tinubu to the United Kingdom, many Nigerian leaders, and politicians have traveled out of the country, to visit him. This depicts, the kind of support Bola Tinubu has in Nigeria. Bola Tinubu is from the Southwest region, former governor of Lagos State, an APC chieftain, with an incredible record as a former governor. I believe Tinubu is fit to wear the shoes of the president.

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If Tinubu is elected president under the APC party, it will not only, cement the relationship between the Southwest, Southeast, and the Northern region, it will also prevent matters from arising in the APC party. The way things stand, the Southeast is backing the Southwest for a president from the Southwest region. Aside, from the North, the two regions are the most powerful in the country. In my opinion, Bola Tinubu fits well into the demand of the two regions, this is because Tinubu also has a good influence in the North. If the APC party should listen to Rochas Okorocha, I believe Tinubu stands a better chance at the 2023 polls.

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