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Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Ify05: 4:13pm On Jun 08, 2019
Ahead of the June 11 inauguration of the 9th session of the National Assembly, former Ministers of Labour and Productivity, Science and Technology, Foreign Affairs and Education (State) as well as Trade, Investment and Industry, Dr Chris Ngige, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, Mr. Geoffrey Onyema, Prof. Anthony Anwuka and Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah respectively met on Friday, behind closed doors with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in a bid to cede the position of Deputy Senate President to the South East.

According to a reliable source at the APC national secretariat, the former Ministers, who arrived at 2.05pm on Friday, were immediately ushered into the office of the National Chairman. Confirming the development, the source stated that the South East is likely to produce the Deputy Senate President in the interest of fairness, justice, and equity.
The source, who also confirmed that the meeting, which was held in the National Chairman’s office, lasted 45 minutes, stressed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is desperately making moves to appease Ndigbo ahead of 2023.

He said: “As the inauguration of the 9th assembly draws nearer, the APC leadership is leaving no stone unturned in order to protect its members and Nigerians at large.
“The national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has met with former Ministers of the last administration, who are also from the South East. Their deliberations were not unconnected to the marginalization of the South East in national positions.

In the same vein, Enugu and Imo State Governors, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Hon. Emeka Ihedioha have thrown their weight behind the candidacy of Dr. Orji Kalu for the position of the deputy senate president in the soon-to-be inaugurated 9th National Assembly. While extolling the virtues of Kalu, the governors noted that the collective interest of Nigerians should be placed above selfish ambitions. They called on the members of the yet-to-be inaugurated National Assembly to bury party differences for national progress, adding that the political class must live up to expectations.
The governors, who declared their support for Kalu as Deputy Senate President, urged the Senator-elect, Abia North senatorial district, to sustain his patriotic strides across the country.

Earlier, the duo of former Senate President and former Governor of Enugu state, Chief Ken Nnamani and Chief Chimaroke Nnamani respectively had called for support for Dr. Kalu’s ambition for the position of Deputy Senate President. The two politicians, while describing Kalu as a good choice for the position, called on Ndigbo to support the Abia state born politician in his quest to clinch the seat of the deputy senate president.

Also rooting for Kalu are some Emirs in the North. Confirming the development, a close ally of a respected Emir in the North West, stressed that the choice of Kalu is borne out of the former governor’s goodwill across the board. He noted that Kalu, though a Catholic and Igbo by origin, has a close relationship with people of other tribes. The former governor, who is said to be reaching out to political associates, friends and leaders of the APC, has promised to bring to bear his political and business acumen in the national assembly if he is given the opportunity to serve as deputy senate president.

In the same vein, a pan Nigeria group, National Alliance For Equity and Justice, yesterday, charged the All Progressives Congress (APC), senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu to emerge as the Deputy Senate President, in the interest of equity and fair play.

The group in a statement jointly signed by Mazi Chukwuemeka Nwosu, Hon Akinola Akinyemi and Alhaji Hassan Jubril said electing Kalu, who is the senator-elect for Abia North, as Deputy Senate President will reflect balance and federal character in the distribution of principal officers in the Ninth Assembly. It noted that the former Abia governor has worked hard to popularise the APC in the South east since he joined the party, as well as for the success of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll.



https://www.sunnewsonline.com/nass-apc-under-pressure-to-zone-deputy-senate-president-to-southeast/

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by zibya: 4:23pm On Jun 08, 2019
simonlee:
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The SS delivered more votes for the APC and hence is more deserving for the position

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Mystiquefia: 4:32pm On Jun 08, 2019
zibya:
The SS delivered more votes for the APC and hence is more deserving for the position

It's a shame that a majority tribe like the ibo has so reduced itself politically to the point where it now Scrabble for peanuts with the miniority tribes. What ever happened to jostling for bigger, more sensitive positions with hausas or yorubas still remains a mystery to me

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by obi4eze(m): 4:34pm On Jun 08, 2019
angry

Who cares?

Bunch of asslickers.

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Houseofglam7(f): 4:34pm On Jun 08, 2019
undecided
Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Emekus999(m): 4:34pm On Jun 08, 2019
Hmm
Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by babyfaceafrica: 4:36pm On Jun 08, 2019
omo-agege has it..that guy is brave and very strong.. defected to APC and still won..how many people can pull that off in SS...even akpabio failed!!

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by LZAA: 4:36pm On Jun 08, 2019
Ndigbo dont care about this supporter of APC party
Sarrki wee not like this
Cc immhotep Afamed

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by kollinz1234(m): 4:36pm On Jun 08, 2019
F*cktards we don't need ur political favors, when the time comes, we will f*ck ur coun3 so hard that you will wish we were never married.

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by SarkinYarki: 4:36pm On Jun 08, 2019
No they should should Zone it to a South West Muslim so we know the Jihad is complete

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by sparog(m): 4:36pm On Jun 08, 2019
Anywhere dem like make dem zone am to, e no concern us, las Las all na scam

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by jlinkd78(m): 4:37pm On Jun 08, 2019
Ok. That's their business. The average Igbo man is convinced that d APC govt as presently constituted has no good intentions towards them. We no dey do again

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by focus7: 4:37pm On Jun 08, 2019
They should zone it to them because of people like Orji Uzor Kalu and Rochas Okorocha, otherwise South East does not deserve anything in APC government.

I say this with no apology.

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Osagyefo98: 4:37pm On Jun 08, 2019
watching
Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by WarriAproko: 4:37pm On Jun 08, 2019
Ipob people. So we south south nor need am abi. Kali dat is just a new comer and decampee. OmoAgege already got it.

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by pojophilius(m): 4:38pm On Jun 08, 2019
let them do whatever, the time they didn't zone it to them, enu gbe nooni

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by PUSSYBOY2: 4:38pm On Jun 08, 2019
grin
Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Wiseandtrue(f): 4:40pm On Jun 08, 2019
Ify05:


The group in a statement jointly signed by Mazi Chukwuemeka Nwosu, Hon Akinola Akinyemi and Alhaji Hassan Jubril said electing Kalu, who is the senator-elect for Abia North, as Deputy Senate President will reflect balance and federal character in the distribution of principal officers in the Ninth Assembly. It noted that the former Abia governor has worked hard to popularise the APC in the South east since he joined the party, as well as for the success of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll.

https://www.sunnewsonline.com/nass-apc-under-pressure-to-zone-deputy-senate-president-to-southeast/
APC will never learn!!!

Correct me if I am wrong!!!
President Buhari is from the North!!! - President interim!!!

Lawan, is from the North!!! - vying for the Senate President!

Gbajabiamila is from the South West - vying for speakership undecided

So already there's no balance!!!

Having said that:
Ganduje is already a dent to your qwaruption fight image!!!

Gbajabiamila will further dent that image if elected!!!

Making Orji Uzor Kanu also a deputy Senate President will be the final icing on the cake!!!

Are there no other credible people in your party or in Nigeria who can serve the people better

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zibya:
I think APC might dash SE Senate majority leader but not the DSP

My point is that Buhari should redeem his image and work with credible people having federal character in mind!!!

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by SamuelAnyawu(m): 4:41pm On Jun 08, 2019
Rochas
Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Gforce2019: 4:41pm On Jun 08, 2019
Okorohausa, dis is your chance to become senate President.

Yeebo kuwenu!

Flatino kuwenu!

Wuruwuru kuwenu

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by ufuosman(m): 4:42pm On Jun 08, 2019
D deputy Senate president is between kalu and agege
Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Gforce2019: 4:42pm On Jun 08, 2019
SarkinYarki:
No they should should Zone it to a South West Muslim so we know the Jihad is complete

This is one of the eediot nairaland that used to comments

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by ckmayoca: 4:43pm On Jun 08, 2019
lolz.. who the zoning help? saraki being the sanate president all these years didn't make kwara indigenes more successful than other states indigenous so, the zoning is for the candidate and his family not for us.

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by rusher14: 4:44pm On Jun 08, 2019
The SE has to take a seat.

There were far more votes for the ruling party from the SS.

The SE just had Ekweremadu despite foisting himself on the seat whilst the SS stood aside and watched.

The SS is Nigeria's foreign exchange earner and must be compensated.

Most recently, the SE has voiced that they don't wish to be part of this family and they've not come out recently to denounce such claims .

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by wifeesnatcher(m): 4:45pm On Jun 08, 2019
with political weight under APC south south deserved it but to be fair regardless of political blindness of East, APC could zone it to them


omo- Agege would have been the best candidate, is a party loyal man and also an abuser of law he's representing.

APC should zone the DSP according to the assessment of their aspirants

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Re: Nass: APC Under Pressure To Zone Deputy Senate President To Southeast by Livefreeordieha(m): 4:46pm On Jun 08, 2019
Ify05:
Ahead of the June 11 inauguration of the 9th session of the National Assembly, former Ministers of Labour and Productivity, Science and Technology, Foreign Affairs and Education (State) as well as Trade, Investment and Industry, Dr Chris Ngige, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, Mr. Geoffrey Onyema, Prof. Anthony Anwuka and Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah respectively met on Friday, behind closed doors with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in a bid to cede the position of Deputy Senate President to the South East.

According to a reliable source at the APC national secretariat, the former Ministers, who arrived at 2.05pm on Friday, were immediately ushered into the office of the National Chairman. Confirming the development, the source stated that the South East is likely to produce the Deputy Senate President in the interest of fairness, justice, and equity.
The source, who also confirmed that the meeting, which was held in the National Chairman’s office, lasted 45 minutes, stressed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is desperately making moves to appease Ndigbo ahead of 2023.

He said: “As the inauguration of the 9th assembly draws nearer, the APC leadership is leaving no stone unturned in order to protect its members and Nigerians at large.
“The national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has met with former Ministers of the last administration, who are also from the South East. Their deliberations were not unconnected to the marginalization of the South East in national positions.

In the same vein, Enugu and Imo State Governors, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Hon. Emeka Ihedioha have thrown their weight behind the candidacy of Dr. Orji Kalu for the position of the deputy senate president in the soon-to-be inaugurated 9th National Assembly. While extolling the virtues of Kalu, the governors noted that the collective interest of Nigerians should be placed above selfish ambitions. They called on the members of the yet-to-be inaugurated National Assembly to bury party differences for national progress, adding that the political class must live up to expectations.
The governors, who declared their support for Kalu as Deputy Senate President, urged the Senator-elect, Abia North senatorial district, to sustain his patriotic strides across the country.

Earlier, the duo of former Senate President and former Governor of Enugu state, Chief Ken Nnamani and Chief Chimaroke Nnamani respectively had called for support for Dr. Kalu’s ambition for the position of Deputy Senate President. The two politicians, while describing Kalu as a good choice for the position, called on Ndigbo to support the Abia state born politician in his quest to clinch the seat of the deputy senate president.

Also rooting for Kalu are some Emirs in the North. Confirming the development, a close ally of a respected Emir in the North West, stressed that the choice of Kalu is borne out of the former governor’s goodwill across the board. He noted that Kalu, though a Catholic and Igbo by origin, has a close relationship with people of other tribes. The former governor, who is said to be reaching out to political associates, friends and leaders of the APC, has promised to bring to bear his political and business acumen in the national assembly if he is given the opportunity to serve as deputy senate president.

In the same vein, a pan Nigeria group, National Alliance For Equity and Justice, yesterday, charged the All Progressives Congress (APC), senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu to emerge as the Deputy Senate President, in the interest of equity and fair play.

The group in a statement jointly signed by Mazi Chukwuemeka Nwosu, Hon Akinola Akinyemi and Alhaji Hassan Jubril said electing Kalu, who is the senator-elect for Abia North, as Deputy Senate President will reflect balance and federal character in the distribution of principal officers in the Ninth Assembly. It noted that the former Abia governor has worked hard to popularise the APC in the South east since he joined the party, as well as for the success of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll.



https://www.sunnewsonline.com/nass-apc-under-pressure-to-zone-deputy-senate-president-to-southeast/
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