National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG) Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., on Sunday told a former Vice President and business mogul, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to shelve any ambition he might be nursing for the presidency in 2023,Citynewsng.com reports.
Bamgbose chatting with Daily Post said that Northern politicians such as Tanko Yakassai, Paul Nnongo, Balarabe Musa, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Senate President Ahmed Lawal and others have spoken the minds of the people in the region which Atiku should respect.
CN earlier reported that Tanko Yakassai had declared that Tinubu would make a better President than Muhammadu Buhari. Some prominent Northern politicians had also in recent weeks declared support for Southern Presidency come 2023.
“Tanko Yakassai, Paul Nnongo, Balarabe Musa, Governor El-Rufai, Ahmed Lawal and others will forever be respected and reckoned with, in the scheme of things,” Bamgbose said.
“They are the new faces of great Nigerians. They deserve to be commended for standing for what is just and equitable.
“They have actually spoken the mind of the North. It’s on this basis, I’ll humbly urge Atiku Abubakar, to shelve his presidential ambition come 2023 Presidential elections.
“He should respect the views of these noble, patriotic and detribilised Northerners. In 2007, I kicked against the third term of Olusegun Obasanjo, this is well known to Atiku.