Governor Samuel Ortom has made it known that the southern governors should produce the next president. He said he supports the decision of the southern governors and he hopes that they win the 2023 election. Samuel Ortom says he supports justice and fairness.
Speaking about the 2023 presidency, governor of Benue state, Governor Samuel Ortom has said that he will not support the north for president but he will support the south. He said he is not being biased or inconsiderate but he will always support equality of the people and justice. He claimed that the north is in power and it would be bad for the north to continue to remain in power beyond 2023.
In other to promote peace and unity, he said that the south has the right to produce the next president of Nigeria because the north has ruled for 8 years. In other to keep Nigeria going and to maintain peace, he said the presidency should be taken to the north and a good candidate should emerge to unite the country. Governor Samuel Ortom said there is no peace in the country and there is crisis and agitation everywhere, he said that the presence of a southern president will unite the people and bring peace to the country.
In his word, he said " It is the turn of the south. They should be allowed to rule the country in 2023. The country does not belong to anybody because it belongs to everybody. The north has been ruling the country since 2015. Now, 2023 is coming and the presidency should be headed by another person. Another region must be carried along and they must have a taste of the seat. There is no going back. This is the right step. "
" The north has been ruling and it would be reasonable for them to rule for more years. In 2023, the south deserves to rule. For the sake of justice and equality, the south should rule in 2023 because it is the only way we can experience peace and unity in Nigeria. We are all equal and we should all be treated equally. I will support the person that emerges southern candidate in 2023, this is my stand, " he said.
Governor Samuel Ortom breaks silence, says he will support the south in 2023