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SocialMediaTrends: Nigerians react as Fayose shuns Atiku, says it’s south’s turn to produce President



Former Ekiti state Governor under the umbrella of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Ayodele Fayose, has made a shocking declaration that seems to be rocking his party.

Fayose in a tweet on Wednesday, made his opinion public to not support his party to field Alh. Atiku Abubakar as the party’s presidential candidate.

“The current President of Nigeria is a 2-term Northern Presidency, thus implying that it MUST be a Southern Presidency in 2023 or NOTHING. Awa ‘South’ lo kan’. Nigerians should await details soon,” the tweet read.

“The PDP Constitution provides for a rotational Presidency. Section 3(c) provides that the Party shall pursue its aims & objectives by ‘adhering to the policy of the rotation & zoning of Party & Public elective offices in pursuance of the principle of equity,justice and fairness’.”

Ripples Nigeria had earlier reported that Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, paid a thank you visit to the former Governor of the State today.

Nigerians have taken to social media to speculate that Fayose was probably drumming for the support of Ahmed Bola Tinubu.

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In another trending event, the league of actors 2023, made a video trending on social media to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The video, already making rounds on social media, has prominent actors and actresses in the movie industry drumming up support for Tinubu.

The video has since generated controversies as some Nigerians expressed displeasure for the support while others saw no harm in it.

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…By Hamzat Rasheed

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