North Eastern Youth Mobilization Congress, said it has approved former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu to be the next Nigeria President after Muhammadu Buhari tenure expired in 2023.
This was disclosed by the group coordinator, Aliyu Balewa, at the end of the inauguration ceremony of the executive members of the congress in Bauchi, Daily Trust reports.
Balewa said that power should be shifted to the south since The North has been in power for two terms currently.
“On justice ground, power should shift to the southern part of the country in 2023 since the North has served two consecutive terms”.
According to Balewa, Tinubu had been a pillar of support to the victory of the APC and President Buhari in the 2015 and 2019 election. therefore, he merited to be given APC ticket to contest for president.
“We believe that the best person to succeed Buhari is the APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, because he is instrumental to Buhari’s victory in the 2015 and 2019 elections. He also contributed tremendously to the success of the APC in all other elective offices”.
The coordinator said that this is the payback time to reward Tinubu for his support to buhari and APC.
“Therefore, 2023 should be payback time”, Balewa said.