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2023 presidency: North’s four-year claim after Buhari can’t stand – Afenifere

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The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has rubbished claims that the North has 4 extra years after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.

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Afenifere’s spokesman, Jare Ajayi, who described the declare as illogic, insisted that such can not stand the take a look at of time.

Talking with DAILY POST, Ajayi maintained that the North has dominated Nigeria greater than another area.

Recall that the Nationwide President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board, AYCF, Yerima Shettima, had stated the North nonetheless has an excellent tenure after Buhari’s dispensation.

Yerima had opined that former Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan dominated Nigeria for 14 years in favour of the South, whereas late Musa Yar’Adua and Buhari would have dominated for 10 years in 2023, therefore the North has an excellent 4 years.

Reacting, Ajayi stated it might be truthful that different elements of the nation are allowed to provide a president.

In response to Ajayi: “It’s attention-grabbing that the Northern youths could make such a comment however let me make it clear that we in Afenifere consider in benefit and the truth that whoever holds any political workplace in Nigeria needs to be truthful, simply, and govern effectively.

“The place this happens, individuals received’t thoughts that a lot as to the place the chief comes from however in Nigeria, it’s at all times a case of the individuals from the area or space the place the person in cost comes from who profit extra.

“That’s the reason it’s at all times a factor of it’s our flip; if sadly, that has not modified, it then implies that such should proceed.

“It’s solely truthful that if energy resides in a selected area for eight years, it ought to shift to a different area. Nicely, one can perceive the sentiment expressed by the Northern youths that they nonetheless have 4 years.

“However in case you take it from 1960 when Nigeria gained independence until now, the variety of occasions that individuals of Northern extraction have been in energy is rather more than that of the South.

“The sentiment expressed by the Northern youths is illogic and from historic details of Nigeria, it might’t stand the take a look at of time as a result of the North has dominated greater than the South.”

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