ACF Hits At Northerners Backing Jonathan’s 2015 Project

By SaharaReporters, New York

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has rebuked some Northerners who are drumming support for the realization of President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 presidential bid. The Forum’s displeasure was contained in a statement issued in Kaduna by its chairman Aliko Mohammed.

Recently, General Lawrence Onoja (ret.) and Senator John Wash Pam, members of ACF and the Northern Elders Forum respectively, were part of a delegation that met President Jonathan and some politicians from the Niger Delta to declare support for Mr. Jonathan’s second term ambition.

The ACF statement said, “It is very sad that the Presidency has employed the divide-and-rule against the North. It is very glaring because we noticed with dismay that some members of this organization have gone to the President and assured him that he must contest for 2015 election. We are really surprised that some members that went there are also members of ACF. I am speaking particularly of two gentlemen; the two gentlemen I am referring to, one is ACF and the other is of Northern Elders Forum.  The ACF is retired General Lawrence Onoja. He was actually part of the group that went to see the President. Also, one of the elders, Senator John Wash Pam, was there.

Mr. Mohammed expressed particular surprise that Mr. Onoja was part of the group championing Mr. Jonathan’s political future. “We went to Maiduguri together when we went to see Dr. Ahmed Datti, and Onoja was with us,” said ACF’s leader.

He added that Onoja “also made it possible for us when we went to Maiduguri to meet the leaders of the JTF. And we had a long discussion till the early hours because the military had a problem with the people and we thought that if we intervened, things would be better. We have gone with Onoja to every meeting we have held, and for him to turn round to say the President must contest in 2015, using the word, must, is a surprise.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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northers-backing jonathan

I wonder why the ACF should come out rebuking general Onoja and the senator by they are both entitle to their personal opinion and I think there is nothing wrong with that. I am a northerner and wonder why the north is always insisting that they should be the ones ruling this nation, is it your birth right or an inheritace? please ACF should give an answer to that cos all I see from this agenda of power coming to the north is not even for the common good of the masses of even the northerners but for SELFISH interest of the northern elites and those who consider themselves ruling class. All we should be thinking now is that God should give us a leader who will work with the fear of God in his heart and for the common interest of Nigeria whether from the north or south that should be our prayers.W

The northern minorities

The northern minorities are ignorant as you are, this time the minorities you call them as tools will supprises you this time. Drunkers

@almajiri

It's laughable to see morons call Dr. Jonathan dumbo. Look at the dumb questions you're asking here, yet you and your ilks out there are shamelessly calling the President dumbo.

In the first place how do you expect a Moslem governor elected in SE SS? My people are not crazy. The era of northern lunatics imposing Mohammedan illiterate military governors on our decent people is over. Mohammedans tofin gida.

so you guys want Muslims to

so you guys want Muslims to get elected into any office, even in their states. well, am yet to see a Muslim governor from SE/SS or are there no Muslims there? Y do you speak from nose? Is Dumbo practicing Christianity there? Is Christianity about corruption? Pls lets take religion out of politics or we all will be ashamed of ourselves at the end

APC,APC,APC,SAVE NIGERIA-PART3

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE,SHOULD APC AT THIS TIME CONSIDER PRESENTING A NOTHERN CANDIDATE,AS THAT IS EFFORTLESSLY AWARDING VICTORY TO JONATHAN BEFORE THE ELECTION.THE MOST RESPECTED NORTHERN POLITICIAN AT THIS TIME IS GMB--MY HERO AND I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THIS,BUT I DO NOT SUPPORT HIS RUNNING AGAIN. THE RESULT WILL BE WORSE THAN 2011.
NIGERIANS SHOULD CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR THE ROMOURED IMPLOSION IN THE PDP,WHERE SOME OF THEIR ANTI-JONATHAN GOVERNORS,MAY BREAK AWAY AND FORM A PARTY OF THEIR OWN.IF THAT HAPPENS,CHANCES OF APC WILL IMPROVE.THE BREAK AWAY PDP WILL LIKELY PRESENT A NORTHERN MUSLIM CANDIDATE, AND THAT WILL WEAKEN THE AMOUNT OF VOTES JONATHAN WILL SUCCEED IN BUYING.THE NATION IS NOW SO ETHNICALLY AND RELIGIOUSLY DIVIDED,THAT ANY ATTEMPT TO IGNORE THIS COLD FACT WILL BE DISASTROUS FOR THE OPPOSITION. SOMETHING AKIN TO THE OBASANJO/FALAE CONTEST OF 1999 IS WHAT WE NEED NOW.

APC,APC,APC,SAVE NIGERIA-PART2

AT THIS TIME APC SHOULD BEGIN TO LOOK AT THESE INDIVIDUALS TO LEAD THEIR TICKET: GOVERNOR ROCHAS OF IMO,GOVERNOR OSHIOMOLE OF EDO AND HOLD YOUR BREATH,BECAUSE HE IS NOT EVEN AN APC MAN;PATRICK UTOMI.THIS IS A TIME OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY. THE VEEPEE WILL NEED TO COME FROM MUSLIM NW,OR NE OR NON-CHRISTIAN MIDDLE BELT.
NO ONE SHOULD BE UNDER THE ILLUSION THAT THE TASK WILL BE EASY. NO, FAR FROM IT. WE ALL KNOW THAT WHILE THE OTHER PARTIES WERE BUSY DISCUSSING MERGER PLANS,PDP AND INEC MERGED WITH EACH OTHER.JONATHAN WILL MASSIVELY EMPTY OUR TREASURY TO PROSECUTE THE ELECTION.ROCHAS AND PAT ARE MY TOP CHOICES. A CHOICE OF ROCHAS WILL SETTLE THE NAGGING ISSUE OF IGBO PRESIDENCY.
SERIES OF PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES MUST BE ORGANISED AND JONATHAN SHOULD BE CAGED AND NOT ALLOWED TO CHICKEN OUT.THOUGH ,DEBATES DO NOT WIN ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA AND MONEY DOES,BUT A CLEAR ALTERNATIVE WOULD HAVE BEEN PRESENTED TO NIGERIANS.

APC,APC,APC,SAVE NIGERIA-PART 1

AT THIS TIME ,ALL HANDS MUST BE ON DECK TO SAVE NIGERIA.IN ORDER TO SAVE NIGERIA,JONATHAN AND HIS PDP MUST BE RETIRED,COME 2015. APC ,AS OF NOW IS THE ONLY HOPE.CHANCES ARE THEY WILL GET IT WRONG. BUHARI/TINUBU TICKET IS ALREADY DOOMED. A MUSLIM/MUSLIM TICKET ; IT IS ALREADY TAGGED A BOKO HARAM TICKET , THAT WILL BE MASSIVELY VOTED AGAINST IN THE SE,SS,MIDDLE BELT AND THE CHRISTIAN SOUTH WEST. ASIDE FROM THE MIDDLE BELT,JONATHAN DOES NOT NEED TO SPEND A DIME IN THE SE,SS AND THE CHRISTIAN SW.THIS WILL FREE UP A LOT OF CASH IN HIS ARSENAL TO BUY VOTES IN NW,NE AND THE NON-MIDDLE BELT NORTH CENTRAL. AND MARK MY WORDS,THE MAN WILL EMPTY THE NATION'S TREASURY. THOUGH REGARDLESS OF THE APC TICKET,THE SS,SE,AND MIDDLE BELT ARE ALREADY SOLD IN ON THE JONATHAN AGENDA,FOR VARIOUS OBVIOUS REASONS, AN UNSUAL AND UNEXPECTED APC TICKET MAY TILT THE BALANCE.

Rubbish comment

Yours is nothing but rubbish. Vote along the religious line at your own peril.

Nigerians-We are all guilty!

North to south, east to west, the story is still the same-there are only 2 classes of people;Good and Bad. Religion or region does not affect their conduct because you cannot and will never give what u don't have.
amazingly we think our leadership is our challenge but, I disagree with this opinion to every large extent. In every society, there must be leaders(L) and Followers(F).The Ls are the products of the Fs so,the Ls are a mirror reflection of the Fs. The Nigerian masses got served and believe me, give any opportunity to any of us voicing our opinions on SR to serve the nation and u will be embarrassed at what we might become...Nigerians will rather die than vote a good leader and most often, the premised their poor sense of judgement on rumours,poverty,intimidation etc.

Nigerians-We are all guilty!

North to south, east to west, the story is still the same-there are only 2 classes of people;Good and Bad. Religion or region does not affect their conduct because you cannot and will never give what u don't have.
amazingly we think our leadership is our challenge but, I disagree with this opinion to every large extent. In every society, there must be leaders(L) and Followers(F).The Ls are the products of the Fs so,the Ls are a mirror reflection of the Fs. The Nigerian masses got served and believe me, give any opportunity to any of us voicing our opinions on SR to serve the nation and u will be embarrassed at what we might become...Nigerians will rather die than vote a good leader and most often, the premised their poor sense of judgement on rumours,poverty,intimidation etc.

Things are tough

Onoja must survive now abi. If na you nko? and if they get there nko, who will remember Onoja.

Fools are not made generals, carry go sir.Ajuaya

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Confirmed u ar secon clas citizns, cant u knw. Not only d nex 5 govs but it is somthn forever to hav muslm as gov for lagos. As CAN turned to a political party, i dont know wheither u wil declear oritsejafor as your flag bearer in d govs electn coms 2015

Naijas can't rewrite history

Naijas can't rewrite history of Nigerian politics. Ethnicity and religion have been part of politics since the 1950's. How many Igbos or Yorubas have been elected assembly men in the north or Yorubas in core Igbo states or Hausas in southern states. You only have to look at southwest states to realise if Islam is not your religion you cannot be part of the ruling class. To Tinubu if you're not an Islamic follower you stand no chance in ACN and you will be disregarded. Ethnic and religious politics will always be with us.

Since most people believes their tribesman is the best ahead of others then why are we still together as a nation. If the Arewa man believes in Buhari and the Yoruba man thinks Tinubu is the best why the Igbo man holds brief for Anyim Pius then what's the onesness in Nigeria? Why are we deceiving ourselves. For the SE&SS oil wells abi? Lets split-biko!

The new nation called Nigeria

The new nation called Nigeria should be an estate of our great grandfather r past drarest of Nigeria and an adherence to Sir Ahmadu Bello’s unholy admonition to the Descendants of Uthman Dan Fodio:Uthman Dan Fodio. We must ruthlessly prevent a change of power. We use the minorities in the North as willing tools and the South as a conquered territory and never allow them to rule over us and never allow them to have control over their future”, . (Parrot Newspaper, 12th October, 1960, recalled by Tribune, 13th November, 2002.

Mark my word if the next 5

Mark my word if the next 5 governors of Lagos state will not be muslims,APC/ACN is a religious government to put Xtians as 2nd class citizen,check Fashola/Tinubu ,and other acn governor cabinet excluding ekiki and you'll be surprised or rather don't be surprised who runs things,its a very covert operation against xtians, xtians should also start voting according to religious lines and these guys don't have you in mind as you vote for them

@FiReClOuD OfGoD. Ideally, I

@FiReClOuD OfGoD.

Ideally, I would have canvass for the nomination of Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu state based on his performance strides recorded thus far. But since he's a member of the PDP and Owelle Rochas is the only known Igbo man on APC, they would have placed their bet on a formidable Rochas/Adams Oshiomole ticket. This will have send across a strong message to PDP. We know APC is a religious party so this will never see the light of the day. Rather they will nominate Buhari-Tinubu hence the reason they will fail. I have said it before that Nigeria deserves a better party than PDP, however, APC doesn't seem to be that party. PDP is no doubt evil but they are of much lesser evil than APC. The past antecedents of Buhari-Tinubu gives APC away. Nigeria deserves better. Pronto!

The Truth, the reality.

The Truth, the reality.

North = Sharia states and Non sharia states. (12 sharia states and 7 Non sharia states).

Today, the Non sharia northern states have thoroughly understand their circumstances and the true concepts of freedom, justice, equality and equity and, they CANNOT throw it away now and go back to the Hausa-Fulanis slave yard. So, people, take ACF’s opinion and wipe your black asz with it.

ACF, for your information, the “new Nigeria” restructuring is ideological driven and, not by region/location, alright.

very good for arewa, pay back time for kwankwaso

onoja /pam are paying back almajiri gov kwankwaso of kano for what he did to david jang of plateau during the ngf elections, wat goes round turns round. more to come soon.

The truth of the matter is

The truth of the matter is that the once monolithic north is no more. The sins of boko haram and the attempts to exterminate christianity from the north is affecting the region seriously. I belief that the north should first of all fight insecurity and ensure peace in that region before thinking of presidency, maybe by 2019 they may have a chance. There is need to call back and 'withdraw' the boko haram boys. YES, IT IS POSSIBLE!!!

Onoja and Wash-Pam: Man must wak-o!

Why is it that members of ACF and NEF cannot understand this fact? They have nothing on the table for Onoja and Wash-Pam who have been invisible in Nigeria's political firmament for years. Nigerians only understand affiliations when you place money on the table and ACF/NEF offered none. The two hungry men sided with the man with the deep pocket. This is the beginning because by the end of 2014 Ebele would have bought over the entire members of ACF/NEF including their Governors! This is where Dame Patie's N4 BILLION and FCT Minister's N5 BILLION and N7 BILLION would go to. Buy over ambivalent abokis. Mark it! The loser in all the shenanigans - the Nigerian citizens! It does not make any difference though whether Nigerians have an Aboki or Ebele as their President because the country would remain rudderless. Pity!

The monolithic nature of the

The monolithic nature of the Fulani North is dead! It died the very day the Fulanis arranged to have Abiola killed and the North Central treated as the leprosy finger of the North! Now there is a growing awareness that the master slave relationship between the Gwaris, Nupes Tivs, Igalas, Igbiras among other ethnic groups in the North, must end! The era of the Fulanis hiding under the Hausa/Fulani toga to deceive the real owners of d North is over! Niger State for example is a Gwari territory. But you have a Fulani Aliyu as governor over there. Look at the line up-buhari, ciroma, junaid, ibb, elrufai, ribadu, sanusi and co-just to mention a few. All are Fulanis!

The fulani north-is finish-medicine after d death of amaechi

Yet they talk of one 9ja! One North under the control of the Fulani empire? Again the Fulani North does not even know how to play politics-yet they claim they are born to rule. If they had any brains left in them, they would have backed Jang-instead went to d SS, to honor Amaechi a dead horse! With the sole aim of disgracing Jonathan. But as God would have it, they lost the entire North Central cause of their stupid boko haramic pride-same thing they did with the South West-with Abiola! Now they yearn to have the South West forget the past and vote for Buhari!? Una mumu don plenty fa Haba Malam! The Fulani North should just forget 2015 for now with or without their divide and rule rubbish of old JANG is the man to beat in 2015

@Oleku, which Igbo Politician do you have in mind?

@Oleku "North have been there for more than 38 years. Yorubas have been there as well. To talk about equity and justice, why didn't Tinubu partner the SE and SS and Middle belt to make sure the presidency goes round? But he prefers to tow the line of religion. That's why APC is a religious party and they will lose just for this.
Normally we shouldn't care where the president comes from, but we have seen that Nigeria is a different case all together. If APC is not a religious or regional party, they should nominate an Igbo person as their presidential candidate, then we shall know that Nigeria has come of age."

I do agree with you somehow. APC is not a credible alternative to THE MARAUDING PDP and their bevy OF THIEVING CLOWNS! Anything to get them out is not enough. Equity, Justice and Integrity must be at play. Which Igbo politician do you have in mind?

North kicks against new state for South East - pity AMEACHI

Kwankwaso alleges plot to alter constitution to appoint ministers on zonal basis
THE path to the planned amendment of the 1999 Constitution appears already mined even before the commencement of the journey. There are fears in the North of a plot to create a new state from the South East without recourse to the rules.
It also believes there is a plan to alter the constitution such that the President could appoint ministers on geo-political basis as against the present state basis. Both allegations, if they turn out to be true, are capable of eroding the perceived political advantage enjoyed by the North over the years and put it on an equal political footing with the South. Governor Rabiu Kwankwanso of Kano State who raised the alarm yesterday spoke of a plan by the National Assembly Committee on Constitution Review to create a new state under the table. He named the Chairman of the committee, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, as the brain behind the agenda.

where did Gowon came from?

where did Gowon came from? where did shagaya, jerry boy, jerry gana, JS tarka, solomon lar,gyang buba, dogon yaro, JJ Kadina (1st FCT Minister) and many others came from? even IBB, Abudulsalami etc came from?
Well the true Middle Belters will speak at the appropriate time, this middle mongers are free to enjoy DUMBO corruption money.
So are igbos now disclaiming Goodluck Ebele AZIKWE Jonathan as their own? Lets wait and see if the minorities of SS will support IJAW thiefs. Watch the way you talk about Islam, you may end up awakening Southern Muslims the kind of hate you have for their religion. North sacrificed so much yet you call it names: Abiola, Obj and Jonathan defeated Northerners in the North. Can you equally say same? for those saying such rubbish are still living like the old northerners and they have more yrs to graduate. WE WILL VOTE PDP/DUMBO 2015. SS will never know peace if this country id divided; GEJ Vs Amaeche case study.

God is greater than any

God is greater than any individual. No one is above the judgment of God. Jonathan and his gang of criminals can continue their reign of terror .It will end very soon ,sooner than they expected. While it may be his right to offer himself for re-election, it is a crime against humanity for him to do so. If he has any conscience, his gross incompetence and his satanic embrace of corruption and corrupt individuals are enough reasons for him to voluntarily relinquish power.

Yorubas 've oft been in opposition

Check ur history book,since independence,Yorubas 've really not vote for nothern pres. candidates,except preventd Igbo secesion.Though i agree it was a mistake.The Igbo voted in Shagari-led NPN 2 times

Bachelor's Pad

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Datsall!

Abubakar tundemash, please

Abubakar tundemash, please come back home. Come back to us, your people where you belong. Don't listen to ACF (Association of Carmel Fuckers). Don't join them. I rather have Onoja support GEJ than support any religious party (Islamic Party) sometimes called Party of God. Believe me, those people are ungodly. Abu tundemash come back to your people.

NORTH INDEED

OBIANEFO, God bless you, you have hit the nail on the head. you have presented a concise reasonable analysis of the situation at hand. i only hope other Nigerians will think like you. God bless you once again

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