2023: Festus Keyamo reacts as APC Northern govs back Southern presidency

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Festus Keyamo, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a national party.

Keyamo was reacting to the decision of APC Northern governors to root for a Southern president

He noted that APC governors have displayed statesmanship and are committed to Nigeria by their decision.

In a tweet, Keyamo said this is one of the most important moments in Nigeria’s history.

He wrote: “A truly national Party has come to stay. Whilst others hope to cash in on ethnic sentiments to win AT ALL COST, the Northern APC Govs have displayed statesmanship & commitment to the Nigerian Project.

“Take note: this is one of the most pivotal moments in the history of Nigeria!”

DAILY POST reported that APC Northern governors backed a Nigerian President of Southern extraction.

11 Northern governors urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider a Southerner as his likely successor.

The governors issued a statement to this effect after a meeting on Saturday.

In the statement, they urged Northern presidential aspirants to withdraw from the race in the interest of the nation..

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