2023: “Our people may vote against you”, NEF Chairman, Prof. Ango Abdullahi to Northern politicians

Chairman, Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, says the people of the North will not vote along ethnic and religious lines in 2023 because they have learnt their lesson at a great cost. Speaking at the Northern People’s Summit in Kaduna, yesterday, the NEF chairman warned politicians from the region that they do not have any guarantee that the people will vote for them in the next general election. Prof. Abdullahi, who was represented by the spokesman of NEF, Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, added that experiences have taught the…

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“North now ready for restructuring” — Ango Abdullahi

Former vice-chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU), Zaria, and currently the convener, Northern Elders Forum, (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has revealed that the Northern region is ready for restructuring. Prof. Abdullahi, who has been very vociferous in his calls for a change of tactics in respect of administering the country, in a recent interview he granted, disclosed the position of northern elders on the future of Nigeria, said that the North is ready for the restructuring of the federation.  He said, “What will happen now, unfortunately for us, for…

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#EndSARS: Northern elders disown Ango Abdullahi over statement against Igbo

Some northern elders have disowned Professor Ango Abdullahi, over his recent statement that many people from the Northern part of the country were killed in the South East during the #EndSARS protests. The elders, who strongly condemned the statement, asked Nigerians to ignore it, stating that it was a personal opinion of Abdullahi and not the general position of Northern elders as he erroneously portrayed. The Northern elders, operating under the aegis of ‘Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development’, in an issued statement, described the Professor’s statement as…

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