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2023: Nigeria’s Next President Must Come From Our Region – Southern Governors



Ndigbo Want

Southern states governors have made their position known on which region of the country must produce the next president of Nigeria.

The governors resolved that the next occupant of the plum office of the president must come from the southern region.

Their position was part of the resolution reached at a closed-door meeting on Monday in Lagos.

The meeting was held to deliberate on state of the nation.

The Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, who made this known while addressing journalists after the meeting said the resolve was made after much deliberation on the happenings across the country presently.

The meeting which is being hosted by Lagos Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu had in attendance Governor Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Dapo Abiodun (Ogun); Gboyega Oyetola (Osun); Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti) and Nyesom Wike (Rivers). Others are Duoye Diri (Bayelsa); Emeka Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo); Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta); Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom).

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Also, Deputy Governors Philip Shaibu (Edo), Ude Chukwu (Abia), Placid Njoku (Imo) and Kelechi Igwe (Ebonyi) represented their state governors.

This is coming after the Governors met in May to take the unanimous decision to ban open grazing in the region.

They also September 21, 2021, as the deadline for the passing of anti-open grazing law among its member states.

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