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Rotational presidency will foster unity – Dakum




Dr Patrick Dakum, Chief Govt Officer, Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria, has expressed confidence {that a} rotational presidency in 2023 will foster unity within the nation.

Dakum, whereas talking with newsmen in Abuja on Sunday, mentioned that Nigeria just isn’t ripe to jettison rotational presidency.

He was of the view that getting probably the most certified Nigerians as President was vital, saying that rotational presidency would carry a bit of the nation alongside and guarantee togetherness on points that have an effect on the nation.

Dakum believed that every area of the nation had certified Nigerians to rule the nation and take it positively to the following stage.

He added, “My view about rotational Presidency is that we’re not ripe sufficient to jettison the system. We’ve got not gotten to that stage.”

He mentioned Nigerians haven’t arrived on the level the place they will say the presidential seat must be primarily based completely on credentials, no matter the place the candidate comes from.

Dr Dakum reiterated that Nigeria is such that now, each area has folks that may run the nation, saying that it signifies that what folks need is to proceed to solidify unity and have a way of belonging.

He opined that you probably have the management not going spherical by way of the areas, it means some elements of the nation would really feel that unity is theoretical, stating that for him, for now, let the nation maintains zoning.

He defined {that a} zone ought to try to provide one of the best candidate for the presidency if the seat is zoned to a specific area.

He mentioned, “Rotation must be sustained doesn’t imply that the area to provide the candidate shouldn’t work at producing a very good one.”

He suggested that since zoning nonetheless remained a gentlemanly settlement, no certified Nigerian must be denied the chance of contesting for the place of president.

Dr Dakum added that for the reason that Structure doesn’t clearly spell out the rotation, it means no person will be stopped from anyplace from contesting, stressing that it is just a gentlemanly settlement to make sure that unity is definite.

He mentioned there may be the necessity for Nigerians to proceed that gentlemanly settlement till the nation is ripe sufficient so as to add expertise and different credentials.

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