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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Northern youths shortlist Atiku, Saraki, Lamido, 6 others as candidates for 2019 presidential election

National Chairman of the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), Elliot Afiyo, says the group has shortlist 11 politicians from the region that are eligible to contest for the 2019 presidential election.

In a statement released yesterday, the group listed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, ex Gombe state governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal,

Senator Bala Muhammed and Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, as respectable presidential candidates from the North while other politicians who made the list include Senate President, Bukola Saraki, former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, Kaduna state governor Nasir El-rufai, former Kano State governor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, former Borno State governor Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Borno state governor Ibrahim Shettima and Zamfara state governor Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari.

The group said the North must retain the presidency come 2019 and that it would not allow anyone from the South clinch the presidential seat come 2019.

They warned Northern youths from collaborating with politicians from the Southern region to clinch power in 2019. “We want to reiterate and clearly warn that the North will not, and will never allow presidency to move to the South in 2019.

As much as we can tolerate or pay any sacrifice for the unity of this country, we remain committed to a northern president in 2019.

We want to send a message to all political parties that may field southern presidential candidates in 2019 election that such action will amount to committing a political suicide” a statement by the group said The group condemned the quit notice given to Igbos residing in the North by some of its youths. “We consider the quit notice as ill advised, ill-timed and uncalled for.

We strongly believe the groups of northern youths were motivated, encouraged and sponsored by some individuals who felt cheated by both the federal government and some state governments controlled by the APC.

These individuals were used and dumped; no recognition or appreciation was extended to them. They are, therefore, bent on destabilising the government".

57 comments:

OSINANL said...

IMAGINE RUBBISH TALK... SMH
NA YORUBA PEOPLE GIVE THEM MOUTH TO SPEW RUBBISH

Aladdin said...

Born to rule, Na only una side the honey pot go stay ? The list is full of junk. In a

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real democratic settings some of them are not worthy of being a state house of representative.

Anonymous said...

Useless set of people. God will soon punish all of you. Desperate, power drunk, Blood thirsty northern animals. Idiot

Augustine Chidebelu said...

Bcos na una surname na Nigeria abi. God go give una leprosy before 2019

Deuce Aquaberry said...

Ode

RareSpecie Z said...

Bollocks!!

Anonymous said...

problem.with Nigeria. is
the
north
simple. they
are
never
interested
in
progress

sheezee said...

Dis one na Muslim youth not northern youth cos d endless shortlisted candidates are all Muslims abi christian politicians no dey north?

Anonymous said...

Youths that cannot back one of themselves to contest for President.

Anonymous said...

Well They must be joking. First off we need national Id card, so the necessary people vote. We need to know the number of people we are and hence know those entitled to vote. Stupid dogs they are making a list for their father DOGs.

Hrm paul said...

This northerners are just clown shey when Election reach Nigerians go vote ba, well lets wait and see. If is Tambuwal i support him but not Atiku

GALORE said...

Mtchewwww



@Galore

Anonymous said...

Crazy is an understatement......they are simply put insane.....Boro banka gbogbo

Anonymous said...

Can you imagine, igbos and Yorubas now you know that Nigerian belongs to Hausa people. Come 2024 they will still want power to themselves but yet they are the list educated people in the country . They will continue to destroy Nigerian because they have nothing to offer.

ibrahim kevin luke said...

I'm from the north,but this is bullshit, are de now threatening the whole country or what? That's stupid,The acting President should respond to such threats.

Anonymous said...

Hmm so these people are no longer corrupt?Wawu.

Andre Cooper said...
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Anonymous said...

Osibajo for President 2019 by God's Grace. He has been tested and trusted.

Ifeoma Ekewuba said...

Kamnukwa, ndi ara!!!

Andre Cooper said...
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Joyousbabe said...

The one that desperately wanted to be the president and he was voted in, is he even on ground to preside? Let the quest for power not kill u northern folks. God is watching

shade(LIE V TRUTH) said...

What is this pls?

Anonymous said...

And ur tribe is what? Idiot

Anonymous said...

The only coward in history is ojukwu..a man who lead his people to fight a foolish war then ran into hiding after over 2m ppl av died..very true..cowards die many times before they die.

Amos Ijeoma said...

Yoruba una hear am? You guys are as stupid and useless as these northern motherfuckee. Love me some biafra

MUFC said...

SL they ve given up on their messiah? Bubu

Anonymous said...

the presidency is already gone, will buhari come to collect it again from osibanjo?

daniel ubong said...

So the now choose a candidate for Nigerian Abi???must the north role???

Anonymous said...

“Who is he that speaketh, and it shall come to pass, when the Lord has not commanded it?” Lamentation 3:37. This means your counsel will never stand in the mighty name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. The Northerners are the least educated set of people, yet they perceived "Presidency" to be their birth right. In all ramifications, none of these self-centred men deserved the seat of presidency, all of them have been in one corridor of a power or the other, yet, there is no excellent record about them, in a sane country, people like these would have been locked up for one offence or the other due to their shady records. Northerners are not the only ethnic in Nigeria, yet, they have been in power more than any other ethnic. It is so pathetic that the energy the Igbo and Niger Delta indigenes are using for other claims are not being used against these Northerners. Please other ethnics, let us all work in unity and silent all these power thirsty Northerners by proving that we are more intelligent than they think.

Anonymous said...

Those from the South West and South South who think that the Igbos are their problems, can you see your life? The earlier you identify your problems the better for you.

Anonymous said...

i am a notherner, but hell NO to the list! at least Dankwambo will do a better job than all the others.

however, it is high time we stopped this zoning thing.

Anonymous said...

I wonder oooooooo me am even over tired of all there propaganda, wo as an bornoigbo boy i and my bad boys will smoke them out.

Abdullahi Umar said...

The Northern Youth Leaders’ Forum (NYLF) has revealed a shortlist of 11 northern politicians it endorsed as potential presidential candidates for the 2019 general elections: This is a welcome development as for me Atiku Abubakar remain the best candidate as the best prepared for the job.

Anonymous said...

It is clear n obvious that Nigeria is unstable and the North is its major problem... Can u imagine??!?! The only solution is to divide the country let the north go their separate way cos majority now believe that they are born to rule.

Anonymous said...

At first I thought they were a serious group till I saw this. This is just a faceless group obviously sponsored by corrupt people trying to divide and conquer. Northerners DO NOT want any of the above candidates. Ask ALL of your northern acquaintances and see if ANYONE agrees. These candidates cannot secure anywhere part of the North apart from their local govt. and even that is debatable.

Anonymous said...

@Andre Cooper she ori e pe sha.
who is this tout. please shut the fuck up. Wetin yoruba do you.
you are sick from your brain. Animal

FredLaw said...

These people have started again. They've started threatening to make the country ungovernable.

Anonymous said...

why is Yoruba,Igbo people headache,honestly i do't know igbos are grieved and pained by Yoruba..we are the most accommodating,civilized and educated.it is only in the west that different tribes can be allowed to hold an electing post,well i will be the happiest Yoruba man if Biafra come to past so everybody can go back to their land and leave us here in the west.

Mr. Long said...

This so call northern youths are dementia. Imagine, in a Democratic setting, you are imposing candidates on electorates saying those they have chosen are the qualified. What standard did u used to make the few qualified and vast majority unquantified? Then they say they can tolerate..... and the quit notice given by their equally have idiot members are ill-timed, meaning d call was right but not timely? Other tribes should be on watch out. And of course, why are they forcing others in a relationship they are just tolerating? Please, let everybody go their way and stop tolerating but to live in satisfaction.

Andre Cooper said...

👍

Anonymous said...

Stupid talk!!!!!

Agbomen said...

Nonsense!! Rubbish!!! BS!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Na yoruba people give dem mouth to talk, dem don sell dem self to d north for a very long time after abacha death and bfor den, I wish naija d best, God bless nigeria

Anonymous said...

Educational backward people wants to lead the elites... This is really strange. Cos they have manipulated the census to make it it look like they are more. Look at the UK it's all southern nigeria that are making it there even in the states. So something is wrong with how nigeria is structured

Anonymous said...

Educational backward people wants to lead the elites... This is really strange. Cos they have manipulated the census to make it it look like they are more. Look at the UK it's all southern nigeria that are making it there even in the states. So something is wrong with how nigeria is structured

Johnnie windsor said...

Chai!!! So no so still take enter 😕

RareSpecie Z said...

Bloody coward.
Y dis mumu delete im comment na?
The foolish Dog ran away with its tail between the weak legs even when no one 'chaseth' it (lol).

Sandra Okon said...

SOUTHERN YOUTH SAYS IT SHOULD BE
1. DR. PETER OBI
2. MR. DONALD DUKE
3. GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO
4. DR. AKINWUMI ADESINA
PLEASE COMPARE AND CONTRAST FOOLS WHO CANT THINK

Anonymous said...

God forbid man that doesn't speak up for christian

Sandra Okon said...

SOUTHERN YOUTHS SAYS IT SHOULD BE
1. DR. PETER OBI
2. MR. DONALD DUKE
3. GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO
4. DR. AKINWUMI ADESINA
5. PROF YEMI OSIBANJO
6. PROF PAT UTOMI
7. PROF OKONJO IWEALA

PLEASE COMPARE THE AFOREMENTIONED NAMES WITH THOSE BACKWARD YOUTHS AND YOU WILL KNOW THEY AE FAR FROM GETTING AND CONTRAST FOOLS WHO CANT THINK

Sandra Okon said...

SOUTHERN YOUTHS SAYS IT SHOULD BE
1. DR. PETER OBI
2. MR. DONALD DUKE
3. GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO
4. DR. AKINWUMI ADESINA
5. PROF YEMI OSIBANJO
6. PROF PAT UTOMI
7. PROF OKONJO IWEALA

PLEASE COMPARE THE AFOREMENTIONED NAMES WITH THOSE BACKWARD YOUTHS AND YOU WILL KNOW THEY AE FAR FROM GETTING AND CONTRAST FOOLS WHO CANT THINK

Segun Jimoh said...

FOOLS THIS WAS HOW SINGLE HANDEDLY ONLY OBASANJO GAVE US YAR ADUA AND JONATHAN. 2 ENTITIES WHO HE FELT HE WOULD CONTROL EASILY. CONSEQUENT UPON WHICH PEOPLE WHO WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER COULD NOT RUN

ONE DIED AND THE OTHER FAILED.
PLEASE NORTHERN YOUTH IF YOU WANT TO HELP NIGERIA, ASK YOUR LEADERS TO THINK ABOUT REGIONAL GOVERNMENT, THIS WILL HELP MAKE THE NORTH ACTUALIZE IT'S DEVELOPMENTAL DREAMS

Barnabas said...

National Chairman of the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) is an idiot who does not have the progress of this country at heart.
Suggesting corrupt people for the presidency to fill his bank accounts.

Peter James said...

Bonario, what is your contribution? Mumu boy.

The North are good for one thing, and one thing alone. Blood shed. They love death more than life. All moslems are terrorists and murderers!!!

The same thing Buhari did, if he had lose the election, the street of Nigeria will be filled with the blood of baboons.

Andre Cooper said...

Had a change of heart son. Last time I checked, Love is still the highest frequency. I choose love over prejudice!

RareSpecie Z said...

U r still a fraudster u Dumb Fuck.

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