Why Buhari should have say in who succeeds him — BMO June 5, 2022

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s request that the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors allow him choose his successor is a welcome development.

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says this is a global best practice which applies in Nigeria too, especially for outgoing presidents and governors.

The group said in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke that “for an incumbent to choose his successor comes with a lot of advantages.

“We are glad that the President drew the attention of the governors to the fact that they (governors) have always had the chance to choose their successors.

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