Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve South-East votes because he has not done much for the geopolitical zone.

He stated this yesterday in a statement issued to journalists in reaction to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s appeal to the Southwest to vote Buhari in 2019 to secure a Yoruba presidency in 2023.

According to Agbakoba, the VP was only making efforts to deliver his zone to the All Progressives Congress, APC, which in turn favours him.

He added that it is for the Southwest people to decide what they want.

For the South-East, he said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, promised to do a term and hand over to the South-East, which he described as a political statement.

Nevertheless, he advised the South-East to vote for Atiku.

‘’I advice the South-East to vote for the PDP. What has the APC done for the South-East? Atiku has promised to restructure the country.

“PDP may not be a better party but the vice presidency and promise of restructuring are major attractions,’’ he said.

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