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Why I Am Against Namadi Sambo - Balarabe Musa

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Former governor of Kaduna state, Alhaji Balarabe Musa has said that his personal differences with Vice President Namadi Sambo, may affect his possible succession of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015, / can disclose.

Balarabe Musa also said that the fact that he was not a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is a good reason not to support Namadi Sambo's projects for 2015, saying that Nigerians need change in the system and leadership.

'What Nigerians need is change of the system and change of leadership. If we can change this system that has taken us backward, the country will move higher. We should produce good leaders not people with selfish interest. We need someone who can fight corruption, security and reduce instability in the system. We need someone who will give our youth a future', Musa stated

Musa, Chairman of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), while explaining that their party's differences made it impossible for him to support him, noted that his priority was not to support Sambo for been a northerner, but to get an ideal leadership.

'That is not my priority because supporting Namadi Sambo is like supporting the PDP. It is an issue of the PDP. We are still in the opposition in other to ensure that power move away from the PDP. We are not happy how the government is been run.

'In 2015, we will support any presidential candidate who comes from the north but not from the PDP. Namadi is representing the PDP not the interest of the north. Am not from his party and could not work for him. So, theIr brouhaha concerning 2015 is a pure party affair. As far as i am concerned, we have not seen anything good from this government, nothing to mention.

Recall that the media has been rife with reports that the Vice President Namadi Sambo, may have unofficially flagged off preparations to succeed Jonathan, especially during the North West PDP meeting in Kaduna.

As at the time of filling this report, the spokesman to the Vice President, Umar Sani could not be reached as his phone was switched off.