Tinubu Admits Presidential Race Is Tough With Increasing Number Of Candidates
APC presidential aspirant, Bola Tinubu, has responded to the growing number of people wishing to be given the APC’s presidential ticket.
Tinubu says that there are more presidential aspirants than ever before
He says that it’s good for Nigerias democracy to have more people.
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The President stressed that having more presidential candidates was a priority for Nigeria.
“The more the merrier. The more they come, the more challenging it becomes for you to think deeply, focus on issues and be ready to serve Nigeria.
“It’s all about service, it’s nothing else. Think wisely, get committed to your thinking to serve the nation and bring progress and prosperity to the lives of Nigerians.
“It’s good for the country for so many of us to aspire to want to lead, we’re not abandoning our nation. But there’s only one chair and one possibility. We will do that.”
Currently, the presidential candidates for the APC include: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Tinubu; Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor; Rochas Okorocha, Imo West Senator; Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi State; Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education
Others are Adams Oshiomhole, former Governor of Edo; Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State Governor; Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta and Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment.