2023 : Lawan, Dangote , Kalu most preferred candidates -Foreign Intelligence Agencies 

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North American Intelligence Agencies and West Europe Intelligence Agencies have revealed that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, President of Dangote Group,  Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Chief Whip of the Senate,  Senator Orji Uzor Kalu are the three persons penciled down to rule Nigeria when the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari ends in 2023,  reports  from the agencies stated.

The  report revealed that the consideration of the three was based on their strength,  reliability ,  qualification and national acceptance, adding that one out of the three persons will be the next Nigeria President. 

The report also said the trio will slug it out among themselves with consideration of their pedigrees 

A similar source from the North American agency disclosed that Dangote’s experience in economy is what Nigeria need going forward , adding that “Nigeria being the largest country in Africa need stable economy to fight insecurity and insurgency in the  Sub-Sahara region. ”

“However , his  non political alignment will be a stumbling block since he must need political structures to prosecute the election. His individualistic lifestyle may also pose a big challenge for his  nomination.  Reports on him is that he is very elitist , has no marital life and unreachable to the masses.” This attitude of his , according to the source said would most likely work against him .

The report suggested that Orji Uzor Kalu and Ahmad Lawan are better options  due to their political exposure.

The report further noted   that majority of Nigerians will  express fears over Dangote’s candidature due to the fact that he may have been a beneficiary of the mismanaged sum of 16 Billion Dollars, being  the fund which was  initially meant for Nigeria’s power project under the tenure of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

In 2003 Dangote almost filed for bankruptcy before getting assistance from Olusegun Obasanjo who was the then president. 

The damaging reports on Dangote is that of receiving stolen public  funds and the  relationship between him, Olusegun Obasanjo,  Julius Makanjuola and the 16 billion dollars spent on the defunct Nigeria Electric Power Authority ( NEPA)

The Northern American intelligence also made known that  the Governors of Kebbi state,  former Governor of Borno state and governor of Ekiti state have  intentions to contest but lack the requisite. 

Orji Uzor Kalu’s record shows that of an ex-covinct, even though findings are that his incarceration was political 

It also noted  that Former President George Bush and Tony Blair had  in the past,  resisted several attempts by Former President Obasanjo to arrest Orji Kalu in London. The former Leaders noted that  Kalu was absolved from any form of corruption after thorough investigation and has  also described Kalu’s incarceration as a  big mistake.

The Agencies rated Ahmed Lawan as the most clean candidate with an untainted record in public service, adding that should the zoning arrangements fails, Lawan should be topping the list. Otherwise if it goes down to the South East,  Orji Kalu will be most preferred as he would bring his business acumen, exposure and political clout to restore the economy.