Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., Nationwide Coordinator, Involved Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has mentioned that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is positioning himself to run in 2023 presidential election as Vice President.
In accordance with Bamgbose, El-Rufai could also be gearing as much as run with both Bola Tinubu or the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi come 2023.
Showing on BBC Hausa on the weekend, El-Rufai had mentioned that the South ought to produce the following president of Nigeria.
In accordance with him, he won’t assist a Northerner to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The Governor additionally denied he has ambition to contest for presidency in three years.
“In Nigerian politics, there’s a system of rotation, by which everybody agrees that if the north guidelines for eight years, the south will rule for eight years.
“That’s the reason I got here out and mentioned that after President Buhari has been in workplace for eight years, no northerner ought to run for workplace. Let the Southerners even have eight years,” El-Rufai mentioned.
And reacting to this in a chat with DAILY POST on Sunday morning, Bamgbose, who had earlier declared curiosity to run for the presidency, mentioned “The latest assertion credited to Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna State, BBC Hausa service, that come 2023, a Southerner ought to emerge as a President, is a really welcome improvement.
“It needs to be recalled, that he had earlier this 12 months, made the same assertion to this impact. We commend him for his altruistic and detribalistic tendency.
“This has proven clearly and convincingly, that he’s a person that needs to be reckoned with within the scheme of issues. He’s certainly a noble man.
“Historical past and posterity will keep in mind him for good. He’s actually a person of fairness and justice.
“We consider he has spoken the thoughts of the North, versus what Mamman Daura was credited to have mentioned lately, that zoning needs to be discarded.
“Governor El Rufai is definitely a person of Honour. Nevertheless, the reality of the matter is that Governor El-Rufai is doing his second tenure, and will not need to go for Senate, more than likely he’s eyeing the workplace of the Vice President of Nigeria.
“He’s a political tactician and strategist. He’s strategically positioning himself forward of time. Whichever it’s possible you’ll have a look at it, the South is paying attention to his assertion.
“We respect his open assist for southern Presidency come 2023. He could doubtless need to run with Tinubu or Fayemi come 2023. All of us will meet on the sphere come 2023.”