February 29, 2024
Obi Proposes Five-Year Single Tenure For Presidential Office
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Obi Proposes Five-Year Single Tenure For Presidential Office

The flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP), in the February 2023 presidential elections, Peter Obi, has proposed a five-year single presidential tenure for each of the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.

Mr. Obi made the recommendation during a press conference in Abuja, which was held two weeks after the Supreme Court affirmed President Bola Tinubu’s electoral victory on February 25, 2023, under the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Mr. Obi’s proposal follows a recent press briefing by Atiku, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the same election, who suggested a constitutional amendment to establish a six-year single term for the President of Nigeria.

In contrast, Obi disagreed with the six-year tenure idea, advocating for a five-year term with a 30-year rotation system. He further proposed the implementation of a system that would enable leaders in office to simultaneously participate in the legislature.

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