The Ekiti State governor, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, has broken silence over the 2023 presidency. The top All Progresives Congress politician revealed his mind to the people when he was granting an interview to a popular television. But if he truly has interest in the job, there are two things he may have to do.
Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is believed to be interested in the 2023 presidential election. Actually, Tinubu is still in London receiving treatment after knee surgery, he has been visited by various political officeholders. His kinsmen are anxiously waiting for him to return, Governor Akeredolu even declared that the South is waiting for his return and decision.
It is no longer a secret that there are rumours making rounds in the media, about an alleged plot by some powers within the All Progressives Congress (APC), to bring Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan, to the party. According to reports, a cabal within the APC, is considering the former President to be the party’s potential flag-bearer for the forthcoming 2023 presidential election.
Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu of course is an icon and also a role model to various people. He once served as the governor of Lagos State, and he is well reputed to be a great politician, and of course one of the most respected persons in Nigeria.
It appears that Mr. Yahaya Bello is determined to clinch the All Progressives Congress ticket. He has not renounced his vision to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari. But he has to take two steps in order to outshine the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Why Tinubu May Not Grab APC Ticket As Top Northern APC Chieftain Suggests Osinbajo/Zulum 2023 Ticket
Some Northern APC politicians who want the next President of Nigeria to be a Southerner are considering capable Southern politicians who can become the 2023 presidential candidate of the APC. This is expected because it will be unfair for a Northerner to succeed President Buhari in 2023 after he must have completed his 8 years in office.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has some chances to outshine Bola Ahmed Tinubu ahead of the 2023 general elections. Even there is no better opportunity for Fayemi than the current one that he may not even notice. There are two special things Mr. Fayemi needs to do before the former Lagos State governor returns to the country.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu may have to worry about the former president, Goodluck Jonathan. There are two valid and logical reasons why Tinubu would need to be watchful as far as Jonathan is concerned or else Tinubu may find himself unrecognised ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
Photo Credit: Guardian There is no doubt that former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu has since 2007 been the godfather of Lagos politics. The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress has also been in firm control of the party structure in Lagos and has also been instrumental in APC’s dominance of the state’s political instruments.
As the 2023 general elections are fast approaching, politicians in Nigeria are already pitching their tents to the candidates they think will win the election. The two major political parties in Nigeria are scheming day and night to secure a candidate that will be able to gather votes from all geopolitical zones across Nigeria.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, has backed Southern governors in their demand for the 2023 presidency to be zoned away from the North. According to him, the ruling party should not forget that they were helped by the Southwest to win the Presidential election in 2015.
Shehu Sani, who is a Nigerian senator, an author, playwright, and a human rights activist, had taken to his official Twitter handle to reveal that one of his friend booked a ticket to UK to visit the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu only to find out that he is back to the county.
The politics of 2023 have taken a full swing. The gale of defections from one party to another rents the air almost on a daily basis. The two major political parties seem to be more occupied with internal squabbles, alignments, and the organization of human and material resources.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is still in London and he may not return until the All Progressives Congress conducts the state congresses in which the state chairmen of the political party would be elected in all the states of the federation. The national leader of the party needs to take at least two steps while he is still in London.
As expected, diverse political intrigues are already unfolding in regards to the forthcoming presidential election in the country, and as a result, many political stakeholders are making political realignments to ensure they're well poised to clinch victory in the 2023 election. Photo Credit: Dailypost However, although the National APC leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is considered to be one of the major contender for the number one political office owing to his political influence which spread to almost all the region of the country, the recent tussle between some states and the Federal Government over who should collect Value Added Tax (VAT), may in one way or the other, brighten or dampen the former Lagos Governor's chances in clinching the presidential ticket of the party and at the general poll.
Former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria, Chief Femi Fani Kayode yesterday officially rejoined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC after he vowed never to do so in 2019. The former PDP chieftain was at the presidential villa Abuja with APC national caretaker chairman, Mai Mala Buni where the President formally welcomed him to the party.
The council boss of Isolo, Adebayo Olasoju and Fuji legend, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal also known as K1, were the latest to visit the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu who has been in the United Kingdom since July recuperating from a knee surgery.
The pan Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has claimed that Igbo people need the former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, if they want to produce the next president of Nigeria in the year 2023. The National Deputy President-General of the group, Dim Uche Okechukwu made this disclosure, stating it clearly that the former governor of Lagos State controls the vote of Yoruba land, therefore Igbos need him to produce the next president of the country, come 2021.
As the 2023 presidential election gets closer, there are a lot of permutations going on as the influential political players in the two major political parties try to win the support of their parties ahead of the presidential poll. Some influential political players on the ruling All Progressives Congress have already been tipped to contest for the presidential election.
Not many Nigerians initially paid attention to the remark by the incumbent minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, who had on August 29 said he was not aware of any pact between President Muhammadu Buhari and the National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu that Mr President promised he would handover power to the former governor of Lagos State, after concluding his term in office in 2023.