2023: Parties Lack Power To Zone Presidency, Other Elective Offices – Olawepo-Hashim
Presidential candidate in 2019 and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has cautioned against the escalating
Olawepo-Hashim, who warned that the bickering among regions for the ticket has become corrosive and divisive to an already fractured polity.Noting that every Nigerian has a right to freedom of expression, he however stressed the need for utmost care to ensure that the delicate situation of the country is not complicated by the pitching of one section against another.
He said the constitution guarantees every Nigerian who meets the required criteria, the right to stand for any elective office regardless of ethnic descent or religious persuasion.“Any politician that wants to contest to be President from wherever can jolly well jump into the ring, there is no need to continuously blackmail the country by hiding under ethnic nationality groups. While political parties can zone party offices they have no power to zone elective offices. There is no need to split hot air over this any further,” he said.
He also maintained that whatever hue and cry that were raised in the past about a section of the country been excluded from being President has been settled by our experience since 1999 return to democracy, adding that “of the 22 years since 1999, the nation has seen 14 years of President from Southern Origin -Obasanjo’s 8 years and Jonathan’s 6 years. headtopics.com
“When Buhari by the Grace of God ends his tenure in 2023, we would have seen Presidents of Northern origin for 10 years. This should be enough to lay to rest the divisive arguments about power rotation.“ Read more: LEADERSHIP Newspaper »
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2023: Parties Lack Power To Zone Elective Offices - Olawepo-HashimA former presidential candidate in the 2019 general election and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim , has
2023: Parties Have No Power to Zone Elective Offices, Says Olawepo-HashimBy Chuks Okocha As the race towards the 2023 elections gathers steam, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim , a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has cautioned against the rising bickering…
2023: APC has no justification not to zone presidency to South East - Okorocha'I think it is just fair and understanding that the power should go to the South,' Mr Okorocha says. Buhari is their jurisdiction A Stop deceiving yourself. The entire vote from the southeast based on the 2019 presidential election is not up to the vote casted in one Local Govt in my state for the same election. Apc can't embrace glaring suicide. Tufiakwa🤕 Errm...if they do, the loss would be catastrophic
2023: All Progressives Congress Gone If Presidency Is Zoned To North, Says Rochas Okorocha | Sahara ReportersOkorocha warned that APC would be divided if the party fails to zone its presidential candidate to the south. It will be a fight of the entire Fulanis North against the entire South including Benue, Taraba and those non Fulanis in the North with reasonable Heads. If the Fulanis doesn’t agree then they have their President while we have ours in the South. Are you sure? When you were merging with them, you thought you will co-own as founder, now it's glaring you have been played,if you are still waiting till it happens,you are a fool.
APC becomes northern party if South is denied 2023 presidency — Okorocha | Daily TrustOkorocha also called for inclusion of women in elective offices as it is critical in developing t... Okorocha also called for inclusion of women in elective You were governor for 8yrs in your own born bread and raised state where you have family and loved ones, please what is that one legacy that generations to come will point to and say this was done by Rochas Okorocha? It's a shame!!! Is this man only man can talk from the southern Who gave power to the North? All these southern sense (blackmail)will not longer succeed. You can create or form Southern Party and win Presidency in 2023. Democracy has come to stay. Numerical strength in Democracy is very key, except you choose another system of government.
Okorocha says Northern Presidency in 2023 unreasonableSenator Rochas Okorocha (Imo West) has carpeted his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), for contemplating to zone the Presidency