3 Important Warnings Wike Issued To Northern Governors After They Rejected Power Rotation To The South
Photo Credit: Punch It is no longer news that the Northern Governors Forum has rejected the call for power shift to the South in 2023 by the Southern Governors Forum. The NGF described the clamour as unconstitutional, saying it does not align with the interest of the North.
Today's Headlines: It's Unconstitional For South To Insist On Presidency-North Govs; Ayade Tasks INEC on Free, Fair Elections
It's Unconstitutional For South To Insist On Presidency. The Northern Governors’ Forum, NGF has said that the South’s insistence on producing the next president of Nigeria, con tradicts the provisions of the constitution. They stated their position after a meeting in Kaduna on Monday.
The Northern Governors Forum expressed concern that “the current system of herding conducted primarily through open grazing is no longer sustainable in light of the country's growing urbanization and population.” According to the communique issued at the end of the gathering, they spoke about "the growing wave of insecurity in the country, particularly as it relates to the circulation of unverified video clips on social media depicting violent attacks on persons” As a result, they urged political leaders to distinguish between criminality and social groups in their respective domains
During the 19 Northern Governors Forum meeting on Monday, September 27, in Kaduna State, it was revealed that the North is not in support of the Presidency being zoned to the Southern region as clamoured by the 17 Southern Governors Forum. As a matter of fact, the NGF kicked against earlier comments by some Northern governors who were in support of zoning the Presidency to the Southern region for the sake of peace and unity of Nigeria.
Photo Credit: Google The issue of the region that will produce the next presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has become a central issue in the party as the politicians in the southern part of the country are looking for ways to produce the next president of the country in the year 2023 while the northerners are rejecting their offers constantly.
Certain confusions and loggerheads appear to be consuming the Nigeria's political clime. Presently, the northern and southern parts of the country are into disagreements with respect to national interests. Photo Credit: National Accord Newspaper The farmers-herders clashes can be said to be the genesis of the present political friction.
There are three major issues that the northern politicians will be worried about if the presidential tickets of the two prominent political parties in Nigeria go to the southern part of the country. Politicians in the southern region of the country have been speaking with one voice concerning the issue of the next president of the country.
One Good Reason Fayemi Called Out For FG To Amend Constitution To Recognise Amoketun As State Police
Our attention has been taken to the need for the federal government to kick on constitutional amendment process to accommodate the Western Security Network, known as Amotekun, to be recognised as the particular sets of police to tackle the security challenges affecting the country in the state level.
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has made a U-turn on the recent statements put forward by the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) as regards the demands made by southern governors to allow the region to produce a president in 2023. Recall that the NGF, after its meeting on September 27, issued a communique that condemned the demand for rotational presidency by the southern governors, describing it as unconstitutional.
Governor of kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufai, has stated that the northern Governors never opposed the presidency going to the south in 2023, but were against the language used by their southern colleagues. This is as the Southern and Middle-Belt Alliance (SaMBA), has described as inflammatory, the resolution of the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) over power rotation, saying such statement was capable of fuelling secessionist agitations in the country.
According to the Northern Governors Forum (NGF), states collecting value-added tax (VAT) will raise prices of goods and services while also creating interstate trade barriers in the country. The NGF made this known at a meeting in Kaduna with northern state emirs and chiefs on Monday, September 27, 2021.
According to People's Gazette, Governor Kayode Fayemi has asked the Supreme Court Led by Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to accelerate its decision on the controversies surrounding Value Added Tax collection. (Photo Credit: People's Gazette) The chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), said governors were currently looking at the legal and policy implication of the issue as they await the apex court’s decision on VAT controversies.
The country may be heading for a titanic clash amongst politicians from the northern part and those from the southern part of the country, ahead of the 2023 presidential election. If the situation is not handled with care and discretion, it will lead to a political imbroglio that will further degenerate into crises of unimaginable proportion.
What Tinubu Can Do As NGF Says It's Unconstitutional For The South To Insist On Producing Presidency
The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) reportedly made it known that the South insistence on producing the next President of Nigeria contradicts the provision of the Nigerian constitution, this was stated by the NGF after their meeting in Kaduna on Monday. However, a report from Daily Post News further unveils that a communique signed by the governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong unveils that the position of their colleagues in the South is condemnable as the Southern governors have consistently insisted that power must shift to the region.
Shehu Sani, former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has reacted to the position of the Northern Governors' Forum, NGF, over the zoning of the 2023 presidency.The Southern Governors' Forum, SGF, had in May 2021, declared that the next president of Nigeria should emerge from the South following a meeting held in Lagos.
Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has said that power should remain in the North beyond 2023 until the Southerners understand the power of unity. Omokri made this statement following the rejection of power shift to the South by Northern Governors. The Northern Governors' Forum, NGF, had earlier posited that its counterpart's (Southern Governors Forum, SGF) insistence on producing the next president in the 2023 general elections was against the provisions of the constitution.
Dr Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti State and the chairman of Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF), said the security situation in the country requires concerted effort to address it. The governor, while speaking at an event in Ibadan said, one way to bring insecurity to a halt is to recruit a large number of people to join the police and the military, on a short service or otherwise.
The Nigeria Governors Forum has condemned the tragic incident that resulted in the deaths of 23 people on Rukuba Road in Plateau's Jos North Local Government Area. They strongly disapproved of the attacks on innocent travellers on a major highway in the state. They did this in a statement issued by its Head of Media and Public Affairs, Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, in Abuja.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has disclosed that Corps members should be recruited to fight insecurity in the country, Newpremises reports. Governor Fayemi who is also the Chairman, Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF), stated this while speaking at an event in Ibadan on Wednesday, October 13, 202.
Following the implementation of the Health Sector Reform Programme yet to commence in collaboration with the state government and FCT administration, President Buhari has given his presidential assent. According to Mr Gaba Shehu, the presidential spokesperson who said this in a statement that the gesture was sequel to a Health Sector Diagnostics Review Report initiated by Vesta Health Care collaborators, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health.