The South-West has been challenged by the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum from plotting to produce the President of Nigeria in 2023.
AYCF in its statement said, with the region getting all the juicy appointments, South-West should not expect the support of the North to produce the next president.
The group who released a statement through its President-General, Yerima Shettima, noted that the South-West has made the North “irrelevant in the running of government for more than four years”.
He said, “through the total dominance and manipulation of political and economic power, the South-west has badly shortchanged the north, making its people irrelevant in the running of government for more than four years.”
“There is no way after cornering all the juicy federal government appointments and skewing development projects in favour of the Southwest anyone will dare approach the North with the issue of seeking for Presidency in 2023. That will be totally unacceptable.”
Shettima stated that the group would “use all legitimate avenues for resisting the manipulations of one man whose primary goal in life is the 2023 presidency and we’re assuring him that even that is no longer possible and a waste of his resources, because the country belongs to all of us.”
He stated that the time that any politician would gain support from other people’s territory is gone, “we’re not in a Banana Republic and the world has moved on from the era of political impunity.”