The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has mentioned he’s a robust proponent of zoning and rotation of the presidency in 2023 to the South of the nation.
Diri spoke on Friday when former Vice President and a PDP presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, visited him on the Authorities Home, Yenagoa.
In accordance with a press launch, the governor famous that no particular person political ambition must be allowed to disorganise and disorientate the get together.
The governor mentioned, “I’m one of many robust proponents of energy rotation and zoning and I nonetheless imagine that energy ought to rotate to the southern a part of Nigeria.
“Nevertheless, our get together has taken a choice and there’s no one that’s higher than the get together. As a celebration member, I can not stand above our get together. I’m rigorously selecting my phrases as an umpire as a result of I’m holding a really delicate place as deputy chairman of one of many electoral committees.”
Diri, who described Atiku as one of many robust contenders for the get together’s presidential ticket, famous that the PDP was extra eager about wresting political energy from what he described as “the rudderless, directionless and failed authorities of the All Progressives Congress.”
Talking earlier, Atiku burdened that the PDP should put its greatest candidate ahead to be able to wrest energy again from the APC.
The previous vice chairman referred to as on the get together to brace up and be united for the sake of Nigeria, emphasising that the PDP couldn’t afford to be within the opposition once more from 2023.
Atiku mentioned, “We should put our greatest ahead. Which means who we imagine can convey us again to energy. It is rather necessary. We should brace up as a political get together. We should unite to return our political get together again to energy. We can not afford to be in opposition once more.
“There have to be peace and unity earlier than this nation could be ruled. That’s the reason I emphasise unity and the necessity to unify the nation. What I imply is that; I’m going to present each half, each part, faith and religion, a way of belonging on this nation.”