Alhaji Dokubo, who had introduced himself because the chief of BCG had additionally mentioned provincial buildings can be arrange for the federal government; however the FG, by way of the Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had reacted to the proclamation by describing it as a ‘theatre of the absurd by a joker looking for consideration.’”
Reacting to this growth, Alhaji Tofa, in an unique interview with Day by day Belief on Sunday, mentioned, “Alhaji Asari Dokubo could also be thought of as a joker by the unwise. What if his utterance is barely an early stage in a bigger plan? Threats to this nation shouldn’t be taken as a joke.”
He mentioned he questioned if the FG would have maintained such a place if it had been somebody from the North who mentioned a fraction of what Dokubo mentioned.
The Nationwide Republican Conference (NRC) candidate in Nigeria’s June 12, 1993, presidential election, the results of which was annulled, additionally commented on the clamour for zoning for the 2023 presidential election, opining that zoning was detrimental to the unity of the nation.
Tofa mentioned, “It’s the signal of backwardness to proceed propagating a divisive presidency, somewhat than the one that can serve all Nigerians equally and justly,” including that the blame for this backwardness was on the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP).
He mentioned, “The PDP began this silly thought. They’ve broken the political local weather of this nation whereas pondering it was for one of the best. Now it has grow to be what could destroy this nation if care shouldn’t be taken.”
He additionally mentioned there was nothing incorrect with the thought of the presidential candidate and vice presidential candidate of a celebration to be from the identical faith as was the case in 1993 when Chief MKO Abiola and Baba Gana Kingibe (Muslims) ran on the ticket of the Social Democratic Social gathering (SDP).
Tofa, nonetheless, mentioned, as lofty as that was, Nigeria “is now too polarised for the Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian ticket to be dared by any occasion.”