The National Youth Leader of All Progressives Congress, Dayo Israel, has warned presidential aspirants and political leaders from the South against disunity.
According to him, there is a danger for the Southern aspirants as the party holds its presidential primary today.
Israel urged the aspirants to leverage the position of the Northern governor to shift power to the South.Among the southerners contesting are National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi.
He said, “The Southern Aspirants better get their acts together and leverage on the commitment of the Northern Governors proposing to zone Presidency to the South. A word is enough for the wise. Ewu mbe loko longe (there is danger).”
The PUNCH had reported that APC Governors from the Northern part of the country had backed the transfer of power to the South.
The Northern governors also asked aspirants from the northern region to withdraw.
“We affirm that upholding this principle is in the interest of building a stronger, more united and more progressive country.
“We appeal to all aspirants from the northern states to withdraw in the national interest and allow only the aspirants from the south to proceed to the primaries,” the governors had said.