The 2023 Presidential election is fast approaching and the political parties in the country are making preparations to ensure that they make a good outing. Southern Nigeria wants to produce the next President and the 17 Southern Governors have agreed to work towards it. Photo Credit: Channels TV
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State mentioned names of politicians who have declared interest to contest for President in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Image credit: PM Parrot It will be nice to list the names again. According to a report by Sahara Reporters, Makinde mentioned three persons that have indicated interest to contest for President in PDP.
Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, There are indications that the PDP Presidential Candidate may emerge from the North due to the Presence of Political Heavyweights in the North. If this eventually happens, the Southern Region 'll definitely produce the Party's Vice-president Candidate. There are Three High-Profile Politicians from South to watch out as the likely 2023 Vice-presidential Candidate of the PDP.
pictures.credit.vanguardnews.ng Recently, the events in the main political parties in Nigeria are becoming more predictable. The reason being that the PDP presidential position, which was zoned to the South, was later upturned to favor the North. This was made possible after the PDP didn't only chose its consensus national Chairman from the north, but also left the Presidential ticket position open.
The argument that the South should produce the next President of Nigeria is becoming intense as some Northern political elites who believe that the rotational presidency is unconstitutional are kicking against it. Top Northern political elites like Senators Bulkachuwa and Abdullahi Adamu have insisted that the 2023 Presidency must not be zoned rather should be decided by voting strength.
picture.credit.premiumtimes Insecurity and seccession activities in the South East Nigeria has brought about some unpredictable situations in the East, and Nigeria at large. While the South East is the host of the insecurity, it also affects the nation at large. But some people have different views on the incident.
Presidential power rotation or rotational presidency is the most talked-about issue in political discussions in the nation at the moment. That is understandably so because of the approaching presidential election in 2023. Presidential power rotation in Nigeria refers to an informal arrangement in which the office of the president alternates between the North and South of the country at regular intervals of eight years each.
Credit: Wikipedia. A Chieftain and former governorship candidate in Adamawa state, Dr Umar Ardo, has revealed why he would support the South over the North to get the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023. As Nigerians await where the presidential candidate of the PDP for the 2023 presidential election will come from, some stakeholders of the party have been sharing their opinions on the issue.
The southern part of the country is a strategic region that has huge influence and capabilities to change the economic and political dynamic of the country. It is unfortunate that this very region is witnessing major security challenges as a result of incessant attacks by unknown gunmen, violent agitators and other criminal groups.
Many people have started to believe the old proverb that says we should look for a dark goat when it is still day, that night will come when you will not be able to see in the dark. When the issue of the unknown gunmen attacks started in the South East, many people were seen hailing the unknown gunmen since they felt that they were for them.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been using consensus arrangement in choosing who will emerge the occupant of some positions in the party ahead of its national convention. It would be recalled that the leaders of PDP from the North used consensus to choose former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, to occupy the post of the PDP National Chairman after the party zoned it to the North.
As the 2023 Presidential race is fast approaching, Political Gladiators have been reaching out to their loyalists in their Political Parties, concerning 2023 Presidential race. However, Some APC Leaders may contest Presidential race under the Platform of the Party in Southeast. It should be recalled that APC may zone Presidency to the South, according to the zoning system of the Party that Southerner must take over the mantle of Leadership from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Recently, Agitations are mounting for Power Shift to the Southern Region in 2023. Southerners believe that by then, the North would have held on to power for Eight years. Therefore, the Next President should emerge from the South. On the other hand, Majority of Northerners have kicked against power shift saying it is not back up by the Consistution.
The 2023 Presidential election has undoubtedly become one of the most keenly discussed topics among political elites in Nigeria. The election which comes up in less than two years from now, has seen the North and Southern regions, continue to engage each other in a debate over which region should take over the Presidency in 2023.
Credit: Vanguard. After a group known as Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG), few weeks ago, got the approval of the All Progressive Congress (APC) leadership to begin mobilisation for the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo ahead of the 2023 presidential election, another coalition of Northern youths group under the auspices of Osinbajo Awareness Campaign have begun politicking for the candidature of Vice President as the presidential candidate of the APC in 2023.
The race for the 2023 Presidency has undoubtedly begun, as the North and Southern regions are already in the middle of a debate over which region should produce the next President of Nigeria. It should be recalled that for a while now, there have been rising calls for the zoning of the 2023 Presidency to the Southern region.
Muhammadu Buhari became President of Nigeria in 2015 and after his first four years in office in 2019, he was re-elected as President for yet another four years. Buhari's second tenure will soon come to an end and by this time in 2023, we would be having another person occupying the seat of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.Photo credit: Premium Times
In party politics, the first and the most important thing to do as executives is to unify all aspirants by electing a consensus candidate among them. That has been the political permutation that political giants like the late Olusola Saraki have used to control Kwara State for a very long time.
According to reports, unknown gunmen attacked a correctional facility in Oyo State on Friday, October 22, 2021. The gunmen who attacked the facility with grenades reportedly killed a soldier and set several inmates free. Attacks on prisons are an uncommon phenomenon in the South West.
The 2023 presidential election is fast approaching and at the moment, a lot of political parties are already making moves to ensure that they do well when they go to the polls. One of the major issue of contention between the Southern political elites and their Northern counterparts is the zoning arrangement for presidency.Photo credit: The Sun News