The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that the National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, has all it takes to lead the country and if he indicates his interest to run for the 2023 presidential election, will enjoy their backing.
This was disclosed by the Party Secretary, Lanre Ogunyemi, yesterday. He stated that the former Lagos governor has every fundamental right as a Nigerian to become the next president.
He said, “Tinubu has all it takes to lead this country and he has every fundamental right as a Nigerian to aspire; it is now left for Nigerians to accept or not, it is now left for the party to decide who flags their ship as a presidential candidate come 2023.”
He further explained that it does not matter if anyone is in support of this disposition, they are certain that he has everything to lead the country.
“Whether he has briefed us or expressed any body language, whether people are against it or not, we are sure he has everything to lead this nation,” he stated.
This he noted is as a result of Tinubu’s contribution to modern Nigeria for which he is regarded as the Moses of this generation.
“This is a man who has contributed tremendously to what we call modern Nigeria; he is a man whom we see as the Moses of our time that has a lot of resourcefulness,” Lanre said.
However, he reiterated that it has to be decided first on the geopolitical zones, after which the decision can be made.
He said, “Whichever way it goes, let us decide if it goes to the South; let us decide whether it goes to the Southwest or Southeast and what we look at is merit; who can take us to the place that Nigeria ought to be.”
He added that the party is standing absolutely on Tinubu’s mandate and will watch the body language and see what will manifest in 2023.