Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Smart Adeyemi, APC, Kogi West has urged the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to confer National Merit Award on the Northern governors for what he described as the heroic role they played in shifting power from the North to the South in APC.
Speaking with Journalists yesterday in Abuja, Senator Adeyemi who noted that as they are celebrating as a party, they must thank the Northern governors who came together and ensured that power shifted to the south, said “for the peace and unity and stability of Nigerian nation, power should be shifted to the South that helped the emergence of the best candidate Nigeria has ever produced for the presidential election – a man of the good antecedent, a man know not to be sentimental, a man of great strength of character, and intelligence, a man that is cerebral and highly mobile, a man with a great record of service to God and humanity.
The Senator who noted that having won this election, some of them sat down and meditated on how APC has come this far to win and noted the great role of Northern governors, said, “After commending the almighty who made the victory possible, we have to commend Northern governors because no matter how good a building is you have to look at the foundation.
“Our candidate, incoming president and his vice came this far because the Northern governors came to a conclusion that the presidency should be zoned from the North to the South.
“To me, the Northern governors deserve National Merit Award for what they have done. If the North had insisted on fielding a candidate, then only God knows what would happen to Nigeria.
The governor we have today in the North, I see them as the new Sardauna, the premier of the Northern region.
“When I speak about Sardauna, I speak against the background of his qualities, how he governed the diverse North and today we still have monuments of his achievements in every part cutting across ethnicity and tribe.
“What makes a good leader is to have a large heart and be considerate to other people. Today, the Northern governors have proved to the whole world that the is the new Sardauna of this generation. The only way to compensate them is for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to give all the Northern governors that came together and said power must move to the South National Merit Award.
“Whenever the history of this dispensation will be written, the role of Northern governors at that convention will be an integral part of it. It will be said the North in their wisdom came together and said let power shift to the South.”
Adeyemi said that those crying foul over the election results released by INEC had the plan to hack INEC server and spent a lot of money on that, but it failed as INEC delayed the uploading of results, adding that the country will thank God some day that they have elected Tinubu Shettima because they will “make Nigeria very prosperous “