The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has finally handed Nigeria over to the Northern oligarchy. Hopes by Senate Minority Leader Senator George Akume, Senator Bukola Saraki and other senators from the North central zone becoming Senate President may have been dashed.
This follows the formal adoption of a zoning of principal offices in the senate by the leadership of APCThe adoption coincided with a visit by APC caucus to President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari.on Friday in Abuja to appeal to him to intervene in the rat race by APC legislators for positions in the incoming National Assembly.
Under the adopted arrangement, the North east is to produce the Senate President, the North central shall produce the deputy Senate President and deputy Leader, House of Representatives.
However, the party leadership insisted that aspirants to offices in the National Assembly be persons with
‘Integrity and legislative experience.” Also listed as a condition was ranking.
In addition to producing the Senate President, the arrangement cedes the position of party National Secretary and Chairman, Board of Trustees to the North east..