It is no more news that the former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu might be contesting 2023 Presidential race, under the Platform of the Party.
Though, Tinubu has not openly declared his intention to contest Presidential race but his loyalists have been reaching out to the People, over his Presidential Ambition in 2023. However, It might not be easy to defeat Tinubu at the Primary election.
It should be recalled that APC has zoned Presidency to the South, of which any Presidential candidate from southsouth, southeast and southwest can pick the Presidential ticket of the Party.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu happens to be a grassroot Politician who has developed so many People in Politics, and it may be difficult for anyhow Personality, to defeat him at the Primary election.
However, there is a Particular Personality within the Party who may defeat Tinubu, if the Personality is given enough support by the Leaders of the Party.
The Political Personality who can defeat Tinubu is the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Though Osinbajo was trained by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu but the kind of support getting from Northern Group, shows that he may defeat Tinubu.
Recently, the Northern Group under the Auspices of Osinbajo Awareness Campaign (OAC), Promised to give Osinbajo over 20Milliion votes in 2023. This is an indication that Osinbajo is very popular in the north, and he may get the support of the Northern Leaders to clinch Presidential ticket of the Party.
Though, the Party is Planning to adopt Consensus method of Picking the Presidential Candidate of the Party and by the virtue of zoning system of the Party, which zone the Presidency to south, The Presidential Aspirants concerned will need to meet.
It was reliably gathered that Tinubu and Osinbajo will meet soon as part of the efforts of the Party Leaders to Pick one of them through Consensus as Presidential Candidate for the Party.
The fact is that, Osinbajo may defeat Tinubu in APC Primary election, if he can be given every resources by the Leaders of the Party at National Level.
It should be recalled that Osinbajo was the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, when Tinubu was the Governor of Lagos State. This means that Tinubu and Osinbajo are from the same camp. Therefore, if Osinbajo could emerge as Presidential Candidate of the Party, Tinubu may not kick against it.
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