- Nigerians have been urged to oppose calls by some northern leaders for voters to support and vote for their people during elections.
- Tanko Yakassai said that two first-class emirs in the north are making people not choose the presidential candidate before the 2023 elections.
- The elder statesman further urged people to ignore the level of hatred and division preached by northern leaders.
An elderly statesman, Tanko Yakassai, has alleged that two leaders in the northern part of Nigeria are making efforts to destroy the Pan-Nigerian dream.
Vanguard reports that Yakassai condemned the call of the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farooq Umar, urging northerners to vote for his people in the 2023 general election.
In a statement personally signed by him, Yakassai warned that it is important that everyone oppose the dangerous attempt to roll back the country’s history.
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He noted that in the past, politicians have used some traditional rulers as tools to promote negative tendencies in political campaigns.
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Also calling on a first-class emir to resist being used to destroy healthy political systems in Nigeria by reinventing tribal politics, Yakassai alleged that a former Nigerian agriculture minister, Alhaji Sani Zango Daura, urged northerners to vote for the yours in the next elections. elections.
According to Yakassai, through this action, Zango alleged that the first-class emir was not only divisive and unhealthy, but also obsolete.
“I have noticed an attempt by some political actors trying to revive the already discarded practice where some politicians were using some misguided traditional rulers to use their exalted positions to participate in political campaigns to denigrate some parties in order to undermine their position in society.
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“I see here a conscious effort by these two top Northern leaders to destroy a pan-Nigerian dream where all citizens cannot harbor legitimate ambition.
“Although I am now an old man, I still have some strengths to fight against those negative trends that rear their ugly heads in our current healthy political atmosphere.”
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Nigerian leaders around the world have been urged to ensure that they make sacrifices for the development of the country.
The call to Nigerian leaders was made by Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate for the Labor Party.
According to Obi, 2023 is an opportunity for Nigerians to turn things around for their own good in the country.
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The call for support for Peter Obi was made by an Igbo socio-cultural association, Igboekulie, on Thursday 22 December.
The association said that the former governor of Anambra State meets all the necessary presidential qualifications to lead Nigeria to the desired development.