ational Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has finally declared that he will contest the 2023 presidential election.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Tinubu declared his intention to contest the office of the president in 2023 following a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at Aso Villa.
The former Governor of Lagos State declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election while speaking with State House correspondents, following the meeting that was held behind closed doors.
Tinubu also disclosed that he informed President Buhari about his ambition, stressing that he has the capacity to turn things around for the country.
When asked whether he had informed the President of his ambition to contest for the President in 2023, the APC leader answered in the affirmative.
“I have informed the President of my ambition but I have not informed Nigerians yet, I am still consulting,” he said.
He dismissed the assertion that ”a kingmaker cannot become a king”, saying he would like to takeover from Buhari in 2023 to continue with the good works of the ruling APC.
According to Tinubu, contesting the presidency has been a life-long ambition.