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Rotational Presidency Unconstitutional!-Northern Governors To Southern Governors

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The governors of the 19 states of northern Nigeria have declared that the idea of the rotational presidency which is being pushed by the Southern governors with respect to the 2023 presidency is unconstitutional.
The 17 states of the south governors consisting of (South East): Enugu, Imo, Ebonyi, Abia and Anambra, (South-South): Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Edo, Rivers, Cross River and Delta, (South West): Oyo, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Lagos and Ogun have recently moved for a shift of power to the region in anticipation of president Muhammadu  Buhari leaving office in about a year and a half to come in line with politics of equity, justice and fairness.
The Northern Governors Forum however rose from their emergency meeting in Kaduna on Monday to declare through its Chairman and Plateau State Governor Solomon Lalong in a communique to counter their southern counterpart.
The Chairman Solomon Lalong said that although some northern governors had earlier expressed views for a power-shift to three geo-political zones in the South, with a view to promoting unity and peace in the nation, the statement by the Southern Governors Forum that the presidency must go to the South is unacceptable.
He said “The statement is quite contradictory with the provision of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as amended that the elected President shall secure at least 25 percent of the votes cast in 2/3 states of the federation. In the case of run-up, simple majority wins the election.”
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