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Arewa group denies endorsing Jonathan for 2023

Saidu, additionally the chief of the Arewa group in South-South and South-East, was reacting to media stories stating {that a} Coalition of Northern Groups has endorsed Jonathan for 2023 ballot.

“ There was by no means a time the ACF or the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) endorsed a specific aspirant for the presidential election.

“I was to say clearly that no coalition or any group has the mandate to speak for the North,” he stated.

Saidu stated that though the group has the liberty to talk on nationwide points as a strain group, it had no mandate to talk on behalf of the North.

“ I truly learn an announcement credited to 1 Abdulazeez Suleiman, the spokesperson for the coalition claiming that the North has endorsed Jonathan for 2023.

“I want to say that this is not true,” he stated.

According to him, it’s absurd to just accept the teams’ declare that there’s different credible and certified candidate than Jonathan in all of the South-South and South-East states.

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“ We have been residing within the South-South for years, we’re a part of the politics and we all know who’s who within the space, Jonathan got here to energy by incidental political circumstances, we all know his weaknesses and benefits.

“ We have extra credible candidates than him even inside the Buhari administration, you will get them. Perhaps, the coalition’s claims was to draw financial advantages from the previous president, definitely not on the premise of fact,’’ he stated.

The chieftain urged Nigerians to ignore the declare and known as on the coalition to desist from talking on behalf of the North.

“ It is absolutely misleading for a group to speak on behalf of the North without any mandate, doing this is a mischief and tantamount to creating confusion among interest groups,” he stated.

Saidu lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for urging that each one curiosity aspirants in his cupboard to depart.

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