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Nigeria: South, Middle Belt Leaders in Fix Over 2023 Presidency

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The South and Center Belt leaders seem like in a repair over the selection of a presidential candidate to assist within the 2023 common elections, findings by Day by day Belief have proven.

A number of sources from the fold of regional leaders level in direction of one path, which is indecision, however a few of them are awaiting the choice of working mates of the presidential candidates to take a stance.

Main regional blocs on this state of affairs are the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, the Center Belt Discussion board, Ohaneze Ndigbo and the Pan-Niger Delta Discussion board.

The teams which make up the Southern and Center Belt Leaders Discussion board (SMBLF) had insisted on the zoning of the presidency to the South.

Checks by our correspondent indicated that the Southern and Center Belt leaders are divided on who to assist among the many presidential candidates.

Although Peter Obi of the Labour Get together (LP) is being popped up because the Third Power candidate, the APC and the PDP nonetheless maintain the ace within the contest going by their constructions and nationwide unfold.

However with the emergence of Bola Ahmed Tinubu because the APC presidential candidate, the division within the discussion board has deepened and there are blended emotions among the many leaders, particularly within the camp of Afenifere, over his emergence.

It will be recalled that Afenifere has all the time advocated zoning the presidency to the South, however the appearing chief of the discussion board, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has additional made a case for the place to be zoned to the South East.