An Islamic organisation, Muslim Rights Concern, has reaffirmed its preference for a presidential candidate from the Yoruba Muslims.

Contrary to speculations in certain quarters, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is very much in the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the Dr. Aliyu Kurfi-led Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has restated.

Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, who declared the party’s position at the National Secretariat of the party while inaugurating State Congress Appeal Committees, said: “You all will agree with me that the process of recalibrating our party into a functional winning machine in 2023 is well on course.

National Chairman, South-West Agenda for Bola Tinubu’s presidential ambition, codenamed SWAGA 2023, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, yesterday, disclosed that 16 All Progressives Congress, APC, governors are covertly supporting the presidential aspiration of the former Lagos State governor.

The Council of Igbo Elders has said Ndigbo are not desperate for the presidency to warrant the outburst of Chief Raymond Dokpesi that if an Igbo man becomes president of Nigeria he will divide the country.

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