A political strain group, the Niger Delta Youth Coalition ( NDYC ) has known as on youths and politicians in Northern Nigeria to assist the Southern Nigeria to provide a President in 2023.
Nationwide Coordinator of NDYC, Prince Emmanuel Ogba made the decision yesterday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
He additionally known as on the Nationwide Meeting to enthrench Zoning of the Presidency within the nation’s structure.
Ogba who famous that by amending the structure to accommodate zoning the disaster and desperation that characterise Presidential elections within the nation can be drastically lowered.
” By enthrenching zoning within the nation’s structure, Presidential election can be inexpensive and the peak of desperation that’s all the time witnessed throughout Presidential elections can be drastically lowered”, he stated.
In response to Ogba, some political events just like the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) have had zoning in it is gentleman settlement, and with it, it was in a position to cut back the accrimony and disaster that have an effect on the election of Nigerian President.
He appealed to members of the celebration, notably these from the north to not permit the zoning thought to die however quite to proceed with zoning regardless of the egocentric curiosity of some members.
Reacting to a current interview by Prof Ango Abdulahi that former President Goodluck Jonathan disparaged the zoning, Ogba stated such argument shouldn’t be used to trauncate the zoning system.
” After the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, NDYC was within the forefront of those that advocated for an influence shift to the north which was finally actualised.
” In 2023 when President Muhammadu Buhari can be serving out his second time period of eight years, and political gladiators have started their pamutations, we really feel that the precise factor is to name on notably youths from the north and influential politicians to assist the South produce the following President of Nigeria”, he stated.
He stated that if the South is supported to provide the following President, zoning can be made to remain.
Ogba urged each the higher and decrease Chambers of the Nationwide Meeting to amend Nigerian structure to accommodate zoning , stressing that such step would would make subsequent Presidential elections inexpensive and devoid of the same old accrimony and disaster that go along with it.