Senate Presidency: Don't contest God’s will, Yari warns aspirants


Ahead of the June 13 inauguration of the 10th Senate, one of the contestants for the Office of the Senate President, Abdulaziz Yari, has advised his co-aspirants not to contest the will of God, noting that the choice of the supreme being for the office will emerge at the end of the day.

Yari, a former Zamfara State Governor, stated this in Abuja on Tuesday while playing host to a South-South community-led delegation.

He said, “People should not contest with God. Only God that we worship instals a king, no other person. This is to call the attention of anyone who thinks that he enthrones and dethrones. Those that are on the throne should remember that they were given the throne by God and that God never shifts from where he is. This is a clarion call for everyone. It is only God and only his decision prevails.”

This is just as he called on political leaders in the country to be guided by the rule of law in whatever decision they make.

“President Bola Tinubu while taking his oath of office said he would rule Nigeria with the rule of law and the constitution. We are waiting! I am proud to be a founding father of the All Progressives Congress and I have no regret. But let us see where the rule of law will go,” he added.

The former governor used the occasion to draw attention to the plight of the South-South geo-political zone, stressing that the same needs to be addressed in the interest of the nation.

“The livelihood of South-South is farming, fishing…


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