Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Conduct fresh election if President dies — Cleric

By News Express on 13/03/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,143

•Ballot box
•Ballot box

The Chairman, Council of Ulama of Jama’atu Izalatul Bidi’ah Wa Iqamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS), Sheik Sani Yahaya Jingir, has advocated for a fresh election in the event of death or incapacitation of a Nigerian President.

He said that the present arrangement as contained in the Nigerian Constitution where the vice president takes over, leaves much to be desired.

Jingir made the call in Bauchi at the matriculation of the students of Sunnah College Bauchi ‎which took place on Sunday.

He added that the present arrangement has opened an avenue where the president is exposed to uncertainty while his vice ‎is confident of becoming president whether Nigerians like him or not.

“If this arrangement is maintained as it is, it will pose a lot of political uncertainties and security threat to us as a nation.‎ we elected the President as the President. If he dies or incapacitated, there should be a fresh election.

“If this anomaly is not addressed, then we are not secured because a dishonest Vice President may work against him to get his seat. Is the right to personal opinion guaranteed in our constitution? Then this is my personal opinion,” he said.

He also faulted the arrangement where all the 36 states produce three senators each regardless of their land mass and population which he said has placed the bigger and populated states at a disadvantage. (Daily Trust)

 

Source News Express

Posted 13/03/2017 10:29:47 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Disqualification from Anambra guber race: Soludo, Obaze, others...

Bola Tinubu’s sickness and Lai Mohammed/ACN’s hypocrisy

Police storm Enugu village over corpse-filled river

War against bank fraud: Bankers’ Committee, German firm...

Oba Nri spits fire, tells imposters: Quit parading...

Army commander caught on video stealing apples

Budget padding scandal: Step aside, CNPP tells Dogara...

Decision time in Senegal: How Siasia and Dream...

BBNaija D-Day: Efe, Bisola, TBoss favourites for grand...

2019: NULGE endorses Ugwuanyi for second term, seeks...

APC swallows PPA and PDM in Rivers

Dogara mourns as Rep slumps, dies

 

Latest News BREAKING: Real Madrid beat Liverpool in 2018 Champions League final EFCC begins probe of Obasanjo's $16bn power projects 30th May will witness a total lock-down of South East, South South - IPOB Police Recruitment: JAMB screens 37,000 candidates in 156 CBT centres Armed bandits kill community leader in Benue JOHESU appeals court judgement ordering it to suspend strike Anti-graft fight: We need support, not condemnation — FG If you use your powers negatively, posterity will haunt you - Jonathan tells Buhari Military confirms fire incident at Conoil fields in Bayelsa MeCAM laments effects of wanton killings on Nigerian children, tasks FG IDPs rape report: Stop living in denial, HURIWA tells FG 2018 African Brand Congress to hold in Nigeria

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (345,989 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (342,920 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (274,099 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (225,359 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (205,610 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (203,432 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (177,472 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (159,750 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (150,644 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (143,998 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (140,395 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (132,791 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (43) Business & Economy (3,163) Business Verdict (43) Columnists (858) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (498) Features (598) Global Business Monitor (275) International (1,974) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (120) News (35,633) Opinion (973) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,079) Religion (747) Sports (1,519) Stock Watch (29) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement