Former minister, Mukhtari Shehu Shagari, has fiddled into the conversation over 2023 presidency. Shagari said ability and validity must be the measuring sticks for picking President Muhammadu Buhari’s replacement.
The former minister further expressed that no law forestalls Bola Tinubu, Aminu Tambuwal or Governor Nasir El-Rufai from peering toward Nigeria’s presidential seat. It would be reviewed that Mamman Daura, a nephew to President Muhammdu Buhari, as of late caused shock when he said Nigeria must search for fitness as opposed to a territorial enthusiasm for 2023 administration.
Talking with BBC in a meeting, Daura said 2023 administration ought to be organized on capability and fitness, not on clan and territorial intrigue.
As indicated by him, whoever needs to succeed his brother must be on what he brings to the table for the nation as far as economy, security and socio-political turn of events.
Daura said Nigeria needn’t bother with a rotational administration which he said has been completed multiple times. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, previous Lagos governor , Kaduna state lead representative Nasir El-Rufai, minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi and a large group of others have been recognized as fit hands to succeed the president when his residency closes.
Responding, Shagari said he accepted no law denied conspicuous Nigerians like previous VP Atiku Abubakar, Tinubu and legislative head of Sokoto state Aminu Tambuwal from challenging the 2023 administration on the off chance that they want.
Zoning in any case isn’t a concessional matter; it is a game plan and comprehension by individuals to offer the chance to each side of the nation.
“Most definitely is skill and validity and ability of the applicant that you pick, regardless of whether it is through zoning, or open for everyone, what ought to be the standards are fitness, believability of the individual, his capacity and his affection for Nigeria from any place he may originate from,” the former minister said.