Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has revealed that he is not an advocate of the zoning.
He made this known while speaking on Channels TV Sunday Politics.
Fayemi’s remark is coming at a time when there have been increased calls for the 2023 presidency to be zoned to the Southeast.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum stated that he understands why those who feel marginalized are clamoring for a Southeast Presidency come 2023.
He explained that Nigeria being a multi-cultural society, there is a need for the leadership of the country to also be reflected in this way.
He, however, stressed that he strongly is of the view that excellent Nigerians come from all parts of Nigeria.
He also stated that there is no place where qualified and purpose-driven leaders cannot be found.
Fayemi opined that it is for this reason he believes candidates from all parts of Nigeria should partake in the primaries when the stage is set in 2023.