Why is the North Rejecting The Same Zoning Formular That Helped Buhari Become President in 2015?

The year 2015 was a peculiar year for Nigeria’s democracy. It was the first time that an opposition candidate defeated a sitting President in a Presidential election. 

But President Muhammadu Buhari who benefitted from that historic feat may not have emerged as the country’s leader if the chieftains of the All Progressive Congress did not agree to a zoning formula in 2013 that allowed him to become the party’s candidate. According to the zoning agreement which was endorsed by all the leaders in APC, the North was supposed to produce the party’s presidential flagbearer between 2015 and 2023. And thereafter, the south will take its turn.

As at the time of coming up with the agreement, there were no dissenting voices. All the parties accepted the terms and spirit of the formula and they acknowledged that it was the best for the party, But as the country draws near to the 2023 election, northern groups are beginning to . ...>>>..Tap Here For M0re D£Taiks.

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