Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, allegedly Begins Underground Moves To Contest 2023 Presidential Election

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Lawan, is allegedly said to have begun underground moves to contest the 2023 Presidential election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Sahara reporters has revealed.

Top sources within the APC disclosed that this ambition was one of the reasons why Lawan nominated, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State as Chairman of Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee of the Party.

It has come to light that consultations were ongoing among major stakeholders in the party to make Lawan’s goal to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in office a reality.

“Lawan is making moves for presidency in 2023 and this may be his first ambition in that direction.

“He is a proponent of North-East producing the next President and that is his agenda if the zoning favors the region.

“Though there are divergent views in the party as many are pushing for it to be zoned to the South,” the source said.

Media Adviser to the Senate President, Ola Awoniyi, said talks of his principal eyeing the President’s position in 2023 were mere speculation.

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