Ndume want APC to zone Senate presidency to North-East




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MAIDUGURI – Re-elected Sen. Mohammad Ndume,  (APC- South), has  appealed to All Progressives to zone Senate Presidency to .

Ndume, who made call a chat newsmen Maiduguri on Tuesday, said this would ensure justice and fairness.

He added that gesture would help drawing needed world attention towards rebuilding the state which had suffered years of Haram insurgency.

“I think that the North East deserves to get the Senate President slot because the region has suffered years of neglect from previous
administrations the country.

in particular is most suited because it has suffered years of marginalization’’, Ndume said.

He said representatives from the state had not been considered for positions in since 1999.

“We have not been fortunate to preside over any office at since the of democracy in 1999.

“Although Gombe got the slot of the Deputy Speaker of the House of
Representatives some time, Borno and Yobe had never been considered’’, Ndume said.

He said it unfair for some senators in the North Central zone to aspire to the office of senate president.

“The North Central zone had had its share as the current senate president is from the zone. I think the North East deserves the seat this time around’’, Ndume said.
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He appealed to the military to double its efforts in searching for the 219 female students abducted by Haram from Government School, Chibok, in 2014

“We believe that the girls are kept somewhere alive by their abductors. The military must strive hard to rescue them to end the agony of their and the abductees’’’, Ndume said. (NAN)

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