The political crisis continues to rise in Kano State due to the forthcoming gubernatorial election that will be held in 2023. Former governor, former Kano Central senator, ex-minister of defence, Engr Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is a prominent politician and has made a name in most of the northern states of Nigeria.
Following the recent loggerhead between Southern and Northern Governors over the 2023 Presidency, a former governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau has now called on Northern politicians to allow the South to rule after the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari expires in 2023. Shekarau. Photo Credit: This day.
The crisis rocking the Kano state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress came to the fore in the last congress held in the State. The ruling party is divided in Kano State along the faction led by the former Governor of the State and Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau and the camp loyal to the incumbent Governor of the State, Abdullahi Ganduje.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is still experiencing crisis in some states across the country as various camps seek to be in charge of the party. Image credit: The Nation The congresses conducted by the APC seem to make matter worse as the opposing factions showed that they are obviously in struggle for party control.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to make significant strides in winning the reins of power in the country and the states once President Muhammadu Buhari completes his term in office in 2023. On this auspicious day, Saturday, October 6, the APC held state party chairmanship elections in most states in the country.
The political rift between incumbent Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the former governor of the state who is also Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, may lead to the displacement of political dominance of Governor Ganduje if the political rift is not, amicably, settled.
The 2023 presidential election in Nigeria is less than two years, there are a lot of political permutations going on in the country. After the return of democracy in 1999, the southern part of Nigeria has ruled the country for 14 years while the north that is currently occupying the position would have ruled the country for 10 years when President Muhammadu Buhari who hails from the Northwest leaves office in 2023.
Photo Credit: Guardian The ripples generated by the demand of the Southern Governors Forum for a Southern President in 2023 has continued to generate heated reactions several months after the forum’s meeting. Prominent politicians and stakeholders from the North have not seized to rebuke the Southern Governors for making such requests and they have also accused them of trying to bully the North towards conceding the Presidency.
The Senator representing Kano Central in the National Assembly, Ibrahim Shekarau, has given his support to the call by southern governors that the South should produce the next President of Nigeria in 2023. While featuring on Channels Television, during an interview on Monday, October 4,2021, the former Governor of Kano State opined that it would be unfair for the North to still produce President Muhammadu Buhari's successor in 2023.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is in the good position to reconcile Mr. Ibrahim Shekarau and Mr. Umar Ganduje, the two leading members of the All Progressives Congress in Kano State. Tinubu can't just sit and watch how things are deteriorating in the state chapter of the party. Tinubu is regarded and revered as the national leader of the party.
It was reported earlier today that former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau said that the 17 southern governors of ganged up against the north, after the governors stated it clearly that the south must produce the next president of the country, come 2023. While speaking on Channels TV this morning, the former governor Kano State Governor made two important points.
The Northern political elders are telling the Southern Governors what they should do to get to the presidency in 2023. El-Rufai had given his advice, now an ex-Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, gave his advice on Monday. The Southern Governors should yield to these advices and plan a suitable way to negotiate and lobby their Northern counterparts to get to the post in 2023.
Former Kano Governor Ibrahim Shekarau on Monday advocated for the transfer of power to the southern region of the country once President Muhammadu Buhari's term ends to promote national unity. According to the source, governors from the northern states, on the other hand, declared on Monday that the resolution passed by their southern counterparts on the zoning of the president in 2023 is illegal and should be overturned.
The 2023 presidential election has caused a lot of arguments and misunderstandings between the Northern and Southern Governors. The Northern governors forum rejected the decision of the Southern Governors that 2023 presidency should be zoned to the southern region. The Northern governors claimed that the zoning of presidency is not included in the constitution of Nigeria.
According to reports we gathered from Daily Post, the former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has issued series of statements concerning the demands by the 17 Governors of southern Nigeria, for the next President of Nigeria to emerge from the South. Photo credit: Daily Post
The issue of which region to produce President Buhari's successor had been a source of controversy among stakeholders in polity, especially Northern and Southern Governors, as Mr Ibrahim Shekarau, who is the former governor of Kano State, yesterday, said there was nothing wrong if a Nigerian from the Southern extraction succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
A former Governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau has told Northern governors that the 2023 presidency is supposed to return to the south. He made this claim after Northern governors rejected the call by Southern governors for a power shift in 2023. The Northern governors insisted that the demand by their southern counterpart is unconstitutional.
Former governor of Kano state whose name is Ibrahim Shekarau has asked the southern governors to stop issuing threats in order to win the 2023 presidential election. He made mention of this while been interviewed on channels television. He accused the 17 southern governors of ganging up against the 19 northern governors and at the same time making threats.
Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano State, has urged that the 17 Southern governors should cease "ganging up" and "threaten[ing]" for the presidency in 2023. Shekarau, who represents Kano Central District in the Senate, claimed this on Channels Television's "Sunrise Daily" breakfast program, which The PUNCH observed on Monday.
Obafemi Hamzat, Deputy Governor of Lagos State encourages Members of Religious groups to participate actively in politics According to a statement on Sunday titled"Hamzat, Shekarau advocate FBOs collaboration on good governance" The deputy Governor encourages religious groups to actively participate in Politics during a workshop set up by the Nasrul-Lahi-Faith Society.