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2023: APC Muslim-Muslim Presidential Ticket Will Fail

A former Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated the Muslim-Muslim ticket fielded by the All Progressives Congress for the 2023 presential election will fail.
Dogara acknowledged that the presidential candidate of APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, did not hearken to the nationwide outcry relating to the identical religion ticket and likewise dismissed the implications of the motion.

He stated this in Abuja on Tuesday at a summit tagged, Meet The Church, organised by the Nigeria Nationwide Christian Coalition with the theme: The position of the church in nation-building.
The previous speaker asserted that the adoption Muslim-Muslim ticket by the ruling get together is a fruitless political effort that has been doomed to finish in spectacular failure.
He stated, Of their convoluted posturing, they’ve positioned state-building forward of nation-building; a activity by no means earlier than achieved in historical past. We’d like no seer to inform us that such endeavour is assured to finish in spectacular failure. No divided individuals have ever constructed any civilization

I’m so elated that todays church in Nigeria has shaken off the beast of the complacency of the previous into hearth by talking up and resisting measures adopted by some political platforms that may hamper nation constructing.
In a way that negated the basics of nation constructing, reminiscent of shared identification, values and visions, the APC adopted the identical religion ticket in a rustic that has by no means attained nationhood.
Dogara maintained that Tinubu did not hearken to the warnings from Christian and Muslim leaders on the adoption of the Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.
He stated, These warnings weren’t solely ignored however dismissed in a single fell swoop by the APC presidential candidate who unusually believes that he can construct a powerful, safe and viable nation-state with out first forging a shared identification, imaginative and prescient and values for our individuals thereby enabling us transit from residents of a rustic right into a nation of individuals with robust shared identification and values.
To exhibit that the church is true, it’s not alone in condemning the identical religion ticket. Different distinguished Islamic clerics and leaders have additionally spoken in the identical mild.
It’s a good omen that each Christian and Muslim elites aren’t complacent over this matter. To this finish, will probably be simple to generate the wanted elite consensus that’s key to nation-building. All nations are constructed by elite consensus whereas all nations that failed in nation-building had been destroyed by elite complacency.
The previous Speaker additionally referred to as on Christians to withstand the temptation to waste their votes within the 2023 normal elections.
He added: Each Christian is aware of that our God doesn’t tolerate waste. It’s unchristian for the church to waste something given to us from above as we personal nothing besides what’s given to us from above.
I’ve gone to nice lengths to exhibit that the church should not waste its votes or sow identical on unproductive grounds.
Each Christian should see his vote as abilities given to him by God to commerce with and as seeds that should not be wasted.
The one approach we will construct a nation out of Nigeria is by doing the proper issues. A united, inclusive, peaceable and affluent Nigeria is feasible if we go to work. We will begin constructing that Nigeria of our desires if we dont waste our votes within the subsequent election circle.

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