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A GROUP on the aegis of concerned citizens and representatives of the National Eastern Mandate (NEM), have called on President Mohamadu Buhari-led administration and the leadership of All Progressive Congress, APC to zone leadership positions to qualified members of the party in the South-east to ensure equity and fair play.

In a release made available to National Light, the group while congratulating President Buhari on the presidential victory, noted that more easterners voted for him in 2019 than at any other time since 2003.

The group reminded him of his victory speech where he stated that he would run an inclusive government, stressing that a committed and loyal ranking APC Senator from the eastern zone should be considered for leadership in the interest of political unity and stability in the nation.

It urged the leadership of the party to zone leadership position to qualified members in South east to acknowledge their efforts and also to prevent the contravention of section 14 (3) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).

The group further urged the Chairmen of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mohammed Yakubu to resist any form of pressure or intimidation to ensure that those duly elected are issued with certificate of returns

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