"Presidency Must Rotate In 2023 For Peace To Reign In Nigeria" - Yakubu Gowon

Date: 21-03-2021 11:06 pm (2 months ago) | Author: Daniel Bosai
- at 21-03-2021 11:06 PM (2 months ago)
Online (m)

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, a former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has called for the zoning and rotation of the presidency among the six geo-political zones of the country.

This, he said, remained paramount for tranquility, development and growth of the country.

Gowon, who spoke yesterday at the 100th anniversary of the Barewa Old Boys Association (BOBA) on the topic: “Barewa College at Centenary, Past Present and Future,” also recommended that there should be two vice presidents, one from the zone where the president hails and the other should be elected and voted to power during the presidential election.

“Also, among the 19 northern states the Nigerian presidential position should be rotated,” he said.

He stated that no ethnic group is better outside the nation than inside as one united Nigeria. He noted that Insecurity was giving the northern region a bad name and image.

The former Nigerian leader noted: “Insecurity is giving the northern region a bad name and image and the need to make the North peaceful again cannot be overemphasized.

“Boko Haram, banditry, kidnapping have threatened the peace and tranquillity needed for educational development in our land.

“Insecurity in any nation threatens development, law and order. Insecurity must be ruthlessly dealt with collectively to pave way for the development of the education sector and development.”

He also said the governorship position in all states of the federation should be rotated among the three senatorial districts in each state, adding that this would help lessen the burden and cry for marginalisation.

Gowon stressed the need for the nation to be united, saying any attempt to scrap the powers of local governments should be rejected.

He said, “Barewa College has produced leaders in all facets of life. Barewa College alumnus has been working together for the development of the North and Nigeria.

“The federal government and 19 northern states governors support the school and its sister colleges.

“Although the school has also suffered neglect, with a change of leadership it is gradually improving and more hard work


Posted: at 21-03-2021 11:06 PM (2 months ago) | Hero
- Henry7880 at 21-03-2021 11:41 PM (2 months ago)
(m)
Yakubu gowon why now? I have watched some of your acts during conspiracy to wipe out biafrans. Why do you want peace when you are almost near death. Unfortunately, rotation of presidency is not in our agenda. We must move on our separate ways, religiously, tribe wise, lifestyle etc for peace to regin.
Posted: at 21-03-2021 11:41 PM (2 months ago) | Newbie
Reply
- Henry7880 at 21-03-2021 11:42 PM (2 months ago)
(m)
Yakubu gowon why now? I have watched some of your acts during conspiracy to wipe out biafrans. Why do you want peace when you are almost near death. Unfortunately, rotation of presidency is not in our agenda. We must move on our separate ways, religiously, tribe wise, lifestyle etc for peace to regin.
Posted: at 21-03-2021 11:42 PM (2 months ago) | Newbie
Reply
- larry1970 at 22-03-2021 12:13 AM (2 months ago)
(m)
While don't you northern go your own  we yoruba people don't want you people Please leave us alone ok
Remember you killed 2million ibos in the tribal war is it not enough Please go your own way
Yoruba nation all the way
Posted: at 22-03-2021 12:13 AM (2 months ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- gogoman at 22-03-2021 02:13 AM (2 months ago)
Online (m)
 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 22-03-2021 02:13 AM (2 months ago) | Addicted Hero
Reply
- Patode at 22-03-2021 06:48 AM (2 months ago)
(m)
Is it only Ibos that died during the last civil war?  I am yet to read about the people that died in Cross River / Akwa ibom , Rivers, and Delta.
Posted: at 22-03-2021 06:48 AM (2 months ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- Haso_112 at 22-03-2021 08:18 AM (2 months ago)
(m)
HMMMM, THAT'S IF THERE'D BE A NIGERIA BY 2023, 2021 IS PREGNANT, E GO SOON BORN....
Posted: at 22-03-2021 08:18 AM (2 months ago) | Newbie
Reply

fire TRENDING GISTS fire

TODAY'S TOP
  1. LOL: Watch How White Groom & His Friend Make Beautiful Entrance At A Wedding

  2. Lagos Police To Trail Killers Of TV Mogul & Billionaire, Usifo Ataga Found Dead In A Hotel

  3. I Have No Regrets Relocating Back To Nigeria – Anto Lecky

  4. I Can’t Cut My Hair For Nothing Less Than 30 Million – Uti Nwachukwu

  5. Wavy Things! Ex-BBNaija Star Khloe Flaunts Her Risque Summer Body In Sexy Bikini

  6. "Happy Father's Day, Its Mr Mom A.K.A Mama De Papa" - Tonto Wishes Herself Happy Father's Day

  7. ‘World’s Best Father, You Are Such A Darling’ – Funke Akindele Eulogizes Her Hubby JJC Skillz

  8. "Assist My Govt To Fight Corruption" - President Buhari Appeals Court President, Monica Mensem

  9. Kebbi Gov. Atiku Abubakar Bagudu Vows To Join Local Hunter To Track Bandits In The State

  10. 'You Treat Your Staff So Different Yet They Prey On You' - Toke Makinwa Laments

  11. UPDATE: ASUU Threatens Fresh Strike Over13 Month Non-Payment Of Members


THIS WEEK
  1. How Side Chic Drugged & Stabbed Super TV CEO, Michael Usifo Ataga To Death In Lagos

  2. 38-Year-old Nollywood Actor, Mike Omoruyi Arrested With Guns In Delta (Photo)

  3. Video: Watch Moment Dora Went Down on Brighto

  4. He Just Got Visa To Travel To US To See His Wife & Newborn Twins - Brother Of Slain Ramon Azeez

  5. Footballer, Ighalo Trade Words With Wife on Social Media

  6. BBNAIJA REUNION: Ex-Housemates Performed Oral Sex In Big Brother House - Wathoni

  7. My Husband Is Addicted To My Br3ast Milk After Using It To Drink Garri – Wife Cries Out

  8. Chioma Avril aka Chefchi Finally Bags A Mouth-watering Deal With Luxury Brand

  9. One Of Ighalo’s Mistresses, Caroline Brooks, Blasts Estrange Wife, Sonia, After Calling Him Out

  10. Videos From White Wedding of Actress, Yetunde Barnabas And Super Eagles Player, Peter Olayinka


TOP MEMBERS: