Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state on Wednesday, May 10, rejected the zoning association for the leadership positions of the tenth Nationwide Assembly, introduced by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and endorsed by the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Continue Reading>>>
Akeredolu, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Southwest Governors Discussion board (SGF), described the zoning association as a skewed one which reinforces injustice and enhances inequity.
The governor, in a statement issued in Akure, the Ondo state capital, specifically wondered why a political zone would be favoured with two slots at the instance of others in the “permutation” carried out by the ruling party, The Cable report added.
Akeredolu said “it stands logic on the head” that the north-west would be getting two positions in the parliament leadership while the north-central is rewarded with none.
He accused “a few individuals with eyes on Aso Rock Power Buttons” of attempting to “cabin” the presidency of Bola Tinubu.
The National Democratic Front (NDF) has condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC)’s choice of principal officers for the 10th National Assembly.
Sani Gwandu, in a statement signed on behalf of the NDF, said the party’s zoning template is the most grievous injustice to the people of the Northcentral. Continue Reading>>>
Noting that Nigerians from the Northcentral geo-political zone have constantly been taken for granted in the country’s political equation, Gwandu said the action of the APC could be described as unfair.