Emulate OBJ to concede Senate President to S/east, group tells Tinubu
By Comrade Murtala Mohammed 10 10
The President Elect Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu has been told by a group known Concerned Citizens For Greater Nigeria to quash any commitment he made with anybody elsewhere over Senate President slot and emulate former President Olusegun Obasanjo to concede Senate President slot to the Southeast geopolitical zone to avoid continued marginalization of zone considering the fact that the zone was further denied the chances of producing the President as well as the Vice President.
The Concerned Citizens in a Press briefing at their office in Abuja recalled that former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his wisdom allowed the Southeast to produce the Senate President all through his eight years in office to balance the sharing of positions of authority at the national level making sure that three top ranking positions were occupied by major tribes in Nigeria and it paid off in entrenching peace and stability in the country all through Obasanjo administration.
Convener and leader of the group Alhaji Murtala Mohammed alias ten ten made it known to the President Elect that he has to quash the commitment he made to the former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio from Southsouth over the Senate President slot and emulate Obasanjo to concede the Senate President to the Southeast because it is a working formula that ought not be changed for any reason adding that “it is not good to change a working formula that entrenched peace and stabilized the polity”
Alhaji ten ten explained to the President Elect that any attempt to deny Ndigbo the chance to occupy one of the top three positions in the country at this moment amount to deliberate neglect which will heighten the political acrimony among the youth over perceived neglect and marginalization of the Southeast zone in the corridor of power in the country.
The Professor of Psychology went further “Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State in an encounter said that the President Elect begged him to support Akpabio for Senate President because he has made commitment to Akpabio, we members of the Concerned Citizens for a Greater Nigeria therefore wish to advice the President Elect to quash that commitment and find somewhere to accommodate Senator Akpabio and allow the Southeast to produce the Senate President of the Senate
“Let the President Elect be told in bold letters and in a language he can understand that to continue to deny Ndigbo the chance to produce the President and Vice President and also deny them the chance to occupy third position of Senate President even upon the fact they have credible people that can comfortably occupy the position amount to injustice, neglect and marginalization taking too far and no right thinking Igbo person will condone it”