Breaking - Buhari backs a presidential contender from the south.


Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has endorsed the election of a southerner to the presidency in 2023.

He stated this at a dinner in Abuja with presidential hopefuls from the All Progressives Congress.

According to the PUNCH, Buhari met with the hopefuls in the Presidential Villa on Saturday.

Buhari had urged for reciprocity in the selection of his successor during a meeting with governors on Tuesday.

"In keeping with the party's established internal policies, and as we approach the convention in a few days, I wish to solicit the reciprocity and support of the governors and other stakeholders in selecting my successor, who will fly the flag of our party for election into the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023. 

"I wish to assure you that the consultation process will continue to ensure that all aspirants and stakeholders are brought to the table. This will also ensure that any worry brought on by various circumstances is adequately managed, and that our party emerges stronger," Buhari added.


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