- The flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, is not leaving any stone unturned in his bid for the Aso Rock seat
- ‘Jagaban’ as he is fondly called, is expected to go on a consultative and campaign tour to the United Kingdom and the United States
- Meanwhile, a socio-political group, the south, west, east and north of Nigeria (SOWENON) has endorsed Tinubu and are prepared to receive him on arrival
As part of preparations for the 2023 presidential election, the flag bearer of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will be visiting the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Making this known, the national chairman of SOWENON, Dr Sam Jenfa, said all is set to receive Bola Tinubu in London.
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“Nigerians in London and its environs are yearning to receive our political leader and presidential candidate.
“We thought that while BAT was in France on a private visit, he would take the opportunity of its proximity to also visit us in the UK. We cannot wait any longer. We are eager to receive him and hear from him.”
2023: SOWENON endorses Tinubu
While reflecting on the political prowess of Tinubu, Jenfa stated that the APC presidential candidate possesses all the criteria that make up a true leader.
He, however, assured that Tinubu has the utmost support of SOWENON heading into the 2023 presidential election.
“He is the only one who has the capacity, capability and requisite experience, among the other contestants in the presidential race, to lay a sound foundation of economic prosperity for our dear country.”
Jenfa also made reference to Tinubu’s success in Lagos state and how he was able to steer the mantle of leadership and lay out a blueprint that his successors followed to make the state the number one commercial and trading in Africa.
Gov Akeredolu opens up on why Tinubu is yet to pick a running mate
In another development, the task of selecting a running mate for Bola Tinubu is becoming difficult as the day goes by.
However, Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu opened up on why the APC stalwart is yet to announce his running mate.
Akeredolu stated that Tinubu’s slow pace in making a decision is very strategic as there are many factors he wants to put in check.
Election will validate Tinubu’s acceptability in southwest
An academic don, Professor Razaq Abubakre said the 2023 election will serve as a validation for Bola Tinubu’s acceptability in the southwest region.
While making this remark, the professor called on Osun citizens to vote for the reelection of Governor Gboyega.
According to Professor Abubakre, the reelection of Governor Gboyaga will transcend party lines in the state.