Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Next President Must Come From The South – Ortom

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The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday, stated that it was right for the successor of  President Muhammadu Buhari, to come from the South in 2023.

According to multiple sources, Ortom spoke at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium during the inauguration of the Peoples Democratic Party state campaign in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, where he also stated that he was the first governor from the North to back southern presidency.

He said this was in the interest of fairness and justice.

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Ortom, one of the aggrieved five governors of the PDP, seeking the resignation of the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, said, “Nigerians, for the sake of equity, fairness and justice, expect that after eight years of President Buhari, the next President should go to the south irrespective of political affiliation and that is the right thing to do. We are Nigerians and we must ensure that all of us work together.”

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The Benue governor said Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State was the right candidate to succeed Buhari but “enemies of progress” ensured he didn’t win the party’s presidential primary in May.

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