Politicians in the country are already looking for new ways to attract the public's attention as the race for the presidency in 2023 takes on new dimensions. The term of President Muhammadu Buhari will end in 2023. As a result, there will be many new faces contesting against each other from diverse political groups. In this article, let's look at five notable politicians who could be Nigeria's next president in 2023.
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Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, may be heading to Aso Rock once again, as rumours are circulating that the ruling party are ready to entice him to join them and make him their presidential candidate for the next presidency.
If the claims are legit, Jonathan might become Nigeria's president for the second time after he already ruled the country for five outstanding years.
2. Bukola Saraki
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Saraki would very certainly be the PDP's presidential candidate in the 2023 election. He has the best chance of securing the party's ticket. Since stepping down as Senate president, the former Kwara state governor has been trying everything possible to become Nigeria's president under the opposition party.
3. Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a former Lagos state governor and APC national leader, is another notable politician that may succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The JAGABAN of Lagos has recently been in another country due to his health. When rumors spread that he had recently been operated on, many APC members, including the president, paid him a visit in the United Kingdom.
Nobody knows Tinubu's real health status. However, the APC leader has been out of the country for medical treatment for an undisclosed illness.
So, the APC chieftain and elder statesman may get backing from not only the president but also other notable leaders in the country if he makes his intentions plain about his 2023 ambitions.
4. Atiku Abubakar
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Atiku is gearing up for another run for the presidency. The former vice president and businessman is not ready to give up on his presidential dreams, and he will go to whatever length to become Nigeria's next president in 2023.
Unlike President Muhammadu Buhari, who ran for the presidency multiple times before becoming president, Atiku would be running for the second time. Many Nigerians, particularly young people, will back him because of his experience and statesmanship. However, If he decides to run, the presidential election will be more competitive than in the past.
5. Rotimi Amaechi
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Rotimi Amaechi is another candidate for the presidency if the APC offers him the chance. Prior to his appointment as the minister of transportation by President Muhammadu Buhari, he served as the governor of Rivers State for eight outstanding years and transformed the state into a tourist attraction.
His experience will be a significant advantage to the country if he is elected president. Amaechi has many supporters both from the south and the north. As a result, he will be a serious threat to the other candidates.
These are some of the notable politicians who could become Nigeria's next president in 2023. What is your take on this??
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