Nigeria's IGPs since 1999, with their states of origin:
Musiliu Smith (1999 - 2002) - Lagos (SW)
Mustafa Adebayo Balogun (2002 - 2005) - Osun (SW)
Sunday Ehindero (2005 - 2007) - Ondo (SW)
Mike Mbama Okiro (2007 - 2009) - Rivers (SS)
Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo (2009 - 2010) - Enugu (SE)
Hafiz Ringim (2010 - 2012)- Jigawa (NW)
Mohammed Dikko Abubakar (2012 - 2014) - Zamfara (NW)
Suleiman Abba (2014 - 2015) - Jigawa (NW)
Solomon Arase (2015-2016) - Edo (SS)
Ibrahim Kpotun Idris (2016-2019) - Niger (NC)
Mohammed Adamu (2019-2021) - Nassarawa (NC)
Usman Alkali Baba (2021-) - Yobe (NE)
By this data, SW has produced 3 IGPs, all back to back when OBJ, from the SW, was president. NW has also produced 3 IGPs. SS and NC have produced 2 each, and SE 1. Until yesterday the NE had never produced an IGP.
So when someone tweets "Nigeria is done", because a geopolitical region that has never produced an IGP since 1999 finally produced 1, it begins to make you wonder what the rationale behind such a mindset is.

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