Pioneer chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that he doesn’t assist the zoning of Nigeria’s presidency.
Forward of the 2023 basic election, outstanding figures have been stating their place on the area that ought to produce the following president.
Just lately, President Muhammadu Buhari’s ally, Mamman Daura, opposed the thought of energy rotation.
He advised the BBC that the quantity seat within the nation, “needs to be for probably the most competent and never for somebody who comes from someplace.”
The remark sparked controversy, with many Nigerians condemning his stance.
However the presidency rose in defence, noting that Daura’s assertion was his private opinion.
In an interview with Vanguard, Akande declared that “solely meritocracy could make any society nice”.
He asserted that “zoning, federal character and all such jargons” will proceed to compound Nigeria’s issues.
Akande reminded residents that the APC has no zoning in its structure.
The previous Osun Governor burdened that he desires one of the best, nicely knowledgeable and well-meaning individual to guide the nation.
Akande added: “My expertise with uninformed leaders was devastating. All debates result in quarrels and all opposing opinions are misconstrued for disloyalty and resulted in enmity.
“We debated so much and on a regular basis within the APC Interim Nationwide Government Committee of which I used to be the nationwide chairman. All of us stay better of mates inside our celebration right now. Actually, I don’t assist zoning.”