According to the group, this move will promote National unity and cohesion.
Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly in June, 2023, a northern based group, Arewa Young Professionals in Politics has asked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that it zones the position of the Senate President to the South Eastern part of the country for the interest of equity, fairness.
The group at a news conference in Kaduna state, notes that zoning the Senate Presidency to the South East irrespective of how the voted in the recent Presidential Election and National Assembly elections, will promote National unity and cohesion.
Convener of the group, Yusuf Amoke also asks the APC leadership to Zone the position of the next Speaker of the House of Representatives to the north west zone as a compensation for the significant role in the victory of the party in the presidential election.
According to him, ensuring that the leadership of the National Assembly projects the nation’s religious diversity will not only foster a sense of belonging for every region and religion, but will also prevent any divisive tension that could undermine the government’s effectiveness.