A file photograph of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
National chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Bola Tinubu on Tuesday mentioned he’ll seek the advice of broadly earlier than making a call on whether or not to run for the Presidency in 2023.
He made the comment after a closed-door assembly with leaders of the Northern Alliance Committee in Abuja.
“I am not going to turn them down,” he mentioned of voices which have clamoured for his candidacy. “But I will still effectively and widely consult, particularly brainstorm with my friends and find a date to come out openly and tell Nigerians.
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“But the President is still in office. I don’t want to distract him from all the challenges he might face today. So, don’t muddle the political waters. Consult, make our program known to the people later. And the intention is clear. So you can keep guessing.”
Tuesday’s assembly is seen as a part of his consultations in direction of his 2023 presidential ambitions.
Some South-West politicians, together with Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have overtly endorsed Tinubu for President.