Nigeria’s politics dominated by the rich – Ogunlewe

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has said that politics in the country is not meant for the poor, noting that the rich completely dominates the political space in the country.

Ogunlewe made this assertion on Arise TV programme – The Morning Show on Wednesday.

He was reacting to the politics surrounding the race for the leadership of the 10th National Assembly.

The PUNCH  had reported that the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress had on May 8, 2023, released the zoning formula for the leadership of the 10th National Assembly, picking Godswill Akpabio (Akwa-Ibom/South-South) President of the Senate; Jibrin Barau (Kano/North-West) for Deputy President of the Senate; Tajudeen Abbas (Kaduna/North-West) for Speaker; and Benjamin Kalu (Abia/South-East) for Deputy Speaker.

Several aspirants for leadership positions in the Senate and the House have, however, kicked against the APC leadership zoning plan,…


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