Northern Consensus Movement (NCM) has distanced itself from nine northern state governors who are urging their colleagues to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick its presidential candidate for the 2023 election from the southern part of Nigeria
According to the statement signed by its president General,Awwal Abdullahi Aliyu, explained,said as an association,we have distance ourselves from the rush and hasty decision taken by some northern governors.
“The rash and hasty decision taken by some northern governors zoning the presidency to the Southern part of this country. we as an Amalgamation of Northern Associations distance ourselves with such decision for the following reasons:
According to him,he said the governors did not act on the authority of the northeners, besides they did not consult before arriving at the decision, therefore,they did based on their owen selfishness.
“Our movement is aware that such decision was born out of their selfish interest scarvenging for the slot of Vice president and also they did not take into consideration the carnage perpetrated on northerners who are being killed across the board.”
Awwal further stated some governors did not put into consideration the lost of innocent blood in the region and the economic hardship, education backwards before arriving at their selfish decision.
“These power seeking marabouts only speaks for themselves and family and not the entire North and s a group, our resolved is Northern electorates will only vote for candidate with Northern interest irrespective of his or her party affiliation come 2023.
“NCM will put in place a mechanism and strategy to reach to our people through advocacy and voters education on why they must vote for a northern candidate who will protect the lives and properties of northerners in all parts of the country.