Power Shift: PANDEF Rebukes Northern Group for Chiding Akeredolu


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Emameh Gabriel in Abuja

Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has described remarks by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) over a recent statement on the 2023 presidency by the Governor of Ondo State and Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, as “irrational and delusional”.

The coalition had in a statement on Thursday described Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, as a big threat to democracy in Nigeria following his comments that any party who fields a Northern candidate for the presidency in 2023 would lose the election.

Akeredolu had while receiving members of the Power Rotation Movement (PRM) in his office in Akure on Tuesday, reiterated the need for parties to field Southern candidates, insisting that it was the turn of the South to produce the next Nigerian President.

PANDEF in reaction to the attack on Governor Akeredolu, insisted on its position on power shift and restated the resolution of the Southern and Middle Belt…

Source: Thisday Newspaper