Director-Basic of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has suggested the nationwide chief of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to drop his presidential ambition.

Talking to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday, the APC chieftain urged the previous Lagos governor to as a substitute again somebody from the southeast to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Whereas urging Tinubu to stay a kingmaker, Okechukwu urged the ‘Jagaban’ to again a youthful aspirant from the South consistent with the nation’s zoning conference.

“If one has the ears our nationwide chief, His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on whether or not he ought to run or not for the exalted workplace of the President of Nigeria in 2023, my candid recommendation is that he ought to use his considerable endowments to unite the APC, mobilise the South and our beloved nation, by backing a candidate from the southeast,” he stated.

Describing Tinubu as a strategist, he stated the previous lawmaker ought to do the job of a mobiliser by serving to to galvanise the APC for a compromise candidate.

Okechukwu acknowledged that by so doing, Tinubu would have united the South and dispelled the notion by some northerner stakeholders that their reluctance to help southern candidates relies on lack of cohesion among the many two main geopolitical zones within the south.

“If Tinubu widens his search he will certainly discover a credible candidate from the Southeast that would simply defeat the presumed PDP candidate and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar,” he stated.

So, what am saying is that Tinubu would have wittingly used one stone to kill two birds, particularly, uniting APC, the South and by extension, all the nation.”

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