President Muhammadu Buhari downplay naming his successor in an interview with Channels Television on Wednesday, January 5.
According to the president, the person he wants to succeed him in 2023 might be killed if he names him this time.
During the interview, the president was asked if he has a favourite among those eyeing the presidency in 2023
In his responds, Buhari said he would rather keep the name of the person to himself, saying he may be eliminated before 2023.
“I wouldn‘t (mention the name of my favourite successor) because he may be eliminated if I do. I better keep that a secret.”