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During the eight-year tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo, (a Yoruba man from the southwest), Atiku Abubakar, (from Adamawa State) was his vice while the Senate President was zoned to the South East. Within the eight-year period, the region gave us five senate presidents as there was one reason or the other to make a change. President Obasanjo started with Evan Enwerem, then Chuba Okadigbo came on board, moved to Anyim Pius Anyim, worked with Adolphus Wabara before ending with Ken Nnamani.

Identity politics is a political approach in which people of a particular gender, religion, tribe, ethnicity, race, social background, class, etc., develop political agendas based upon these identities. The term can apply to multiculturalism, women’s movements, civil rights, lesbian and gay movements, and regional separatist movements.