It seems some politically sagacious northern states’ governors in Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, want former President Goodluck Jonathan to be APC presidential flagbearer in 2023, if Jonathan agrees to decamp from PDP to APC. Lol. That is really unfair as Ndubuisi Ekekwe has not even tasted any water in Aso Rock, and they are focusing on making more presidents out of former presidents. Haba Nigeria….Obasanjo, Buhari…and Jonathan.
It does not sound really crazy if you look at the permutation: Jonathan can only serve a single term. Period. And if that is the case, he is the only Southern Nigeria politician that would make it possible for many governors from the north to have a chance in 2027. No wonder they are the ones pushing for Jonathan. You do not blame anyone strategizing: zoning power in Nigeria looks primitive except that there is nothing modern in Nigeria when it comes to our politics!
Politics – it is more than a maze: no permanent enemy, no permanent friend; just permanent interest. These governors are smart guys as it seems power is moving to the south in 2023; picking Ndubuisi will possibly keep their tussle well to 2031, instead of 2027, if Jonathan joins the fray!