10th NASS: Governors are supporting Tinubu candidates - Makinde
Seyi Makinde, the Oyo State Governor yesterday disclosed that the Governors’ Forum had reached a compromise to support the President, Bola Tinubu, on his choice for Senate leadership.
Makinde, who is the Vice-Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, made this known during a post-inauguration Special Interdenominational thanksgiving service organised by the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria in conjunction with Fathers of Faith, which was held at Oritamefa Baptist Church, Total Garden, Ibadan.
He said, “We already have a president that is of Islamic faith, and a vice president that is of same faith, number three is going to be the Senate President. I’m saying it publicly that all the governors in Nigeria came together and said we will support the choice of the president who is a Christian from the South-South region of Nigeria.
“We are not playing religious politics, but what is fair is fair. We stood for Southerner Presidency, we stood for justice, we stood for fairness and we are going to stand for equity.
“So, I will be at the National Assembly tomorrow (Tuesday), even though I wasn’t elected a Senator and I have never been elected one. I will be there with my other colleagues and ensure that the principle of fairness, justice and equity prevails in the election of the president of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
It's Impossible To Lock-Down North - Northern Governors
As the Federal government and diffrent states of the federation are locking down their places in order to curb the exponential spreading of the novel coronavirus, which has led the Federal goverment to extend the lock down in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, but in a converse action, the Northern States Governors’ Forum on Monday (Yesterday) met to discuss the impact of coronavirus in the Northern region.The Governors made this position known through an online meeting, which...
Amaechi’s Revelation Confirms INEC in Ruling Party Candidates’ Pockets-Atiku .
The presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the revelation by the immediate past Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, was allegedly recommended for his reappointment by an associate of the president-elect, Bola Tinubu in 2020. Speaking in Rivers State on Saturday, Amaechi, had alleged that, not only did the re-appoi...
We're supporting Atiku - Abia PDP Tells Ikpeazu
After several weeks of silence, the Abia State PDP Vice Chairman, Abraham Amah, announced that the state PDP would tomorrow, November 24, formally flag off its campaigns for the 2023 general elections at the Township Stadium Umuahia, the state capital.He said that the state PDP would not fail to speak the truth or decry an anomaly in the party, because of its support for Atiku’s presidential bid.Amah disclosed that the position of the G5 PDP governors, including the...
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