January 28, 2023



2023: Don’t overheat polity on Muslim-Muslim ticket, Alao warns 

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao has warned politicians towards overheating the polity and set the nation on hearth with their utterances on the APC Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.

Alao gave the recommendation on Monday whereas reacting to an announcement credited to Senator Ishaku Abbo  representing Adamawa North senatorial district purportedly posted on his verified social media handles.

Abbo had twitted that anybody within the APC that’s supporting the selection of Senator Kashim Shetima, a Muslim because the operating mate of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who can also be a Muslim and the presidential candidate of the occasion, is a possible Boko Haram member.

The APC chief whereas emphasising the necessity for political leaders to thoughts their utterances on the APC Muslim – Muslim presidential ticket described the stated feedback of Senator Abbo as unlucky.

Stressing that the adoption of a Muslim-Muslim ticket by the APC  shouldn’t be an excuse for them to overheat the polity and set the nation in hearth, Engineer Alao accused Senator Abbo of enjoying to the gallery by describing these supporting Tinubu/Shettima ticket as Boko Haram members.

“The remark by Senator Abbo is sort of unlucky coming particularly from a pacesetter of APC and a serving Senator for that matter. I can solely enchantment to individuals like him to give attention to issues to that may unite fairly than what would result in the disintegration of the nation”, he stated.

Alao added, “For him to tag members who’re in assist of Tinubu/Shettima ticket as Boko Haram members is uncalled for as a result of politics shouldn’t be about faith however competence of these to be elected”.

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“The ticket is a Nigerian challenge not a sectional agenda which should be supported by all. I’ve little question in my thoughts that the ticket wouldn’t disappoint Nigerians if elected as the 2 candidates have all it takes to maneuver the nation ahead.”

Emphasising that these opposing the ticket ought to make do with all of the channels within the occasion to  iron out their grievances, the APC Chieftain stated the time has come for each Nigerian to shun tendency that promotes disunity because the nation can’t afford this now, noting that divisive tendencies shouldn’t be a convention within the nation’s polity.

He maintained that the Tinubu-Shettima ticket represented the management that Nigeria wants now because the duo who have been former governors have the expertise behind them.

He additionally insisted that they’d positively supply answer to the very many issues going through the nation and that the ticket shouldn’t be seen as an imposition however an consequence of democracy at its sensible greatest and to not slight Christians.

He declared that Asiwaju Tinubu can be truthful to all regardless of tribe and faith as he has demonstrated this previously.