A former House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, says the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, remains the best person to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Director-General of the Bola Tinubu Support Group Council made the submission during a chat with reporters on Saturday in Kano, North-West Nigeria.
Jibrin revealed that the former governor of Lagos will listen to the yearnings of his supporters and contest for the office of the presidency in 2023.
The APC chieftain added that Tinubu has an edge over other aspirants planning to join the presidential race and is competent to be president of the country.
Jibrin stated that the APC national leader is not a religious fanatic and has massive networks across all the boundaries in the country.
The former lawmaker, however, disclosed that arrangements are underway for the former governor to declare his presidential bid.
He said: “I can confirm to you that Tinubu will contest the 2023 elections. The aspect of the decision is done; it’s a done deal.
“Arrangements to publicly declare will soon be known. I’m talking to you officially that he (Tinubu) will contest the presidential seat.
“We need somebody who can carry along everybody and I believe that Tinubu is the best option for Nigeria. He is not a religious fanatic and has massive networks across all the boundaries in the country.
“Asiwaju has worked extensively for the APC and never shifted ground. He is competent to be the president of this country.
“Nigerians always go for quality and I believe that issue is purely on the quality of the person. I don’t see a dark horse coming in 2023. It will take s super miracle in APC and God willing, Mr Tinubu will emerge as president.
“Asiwaju has an edge ahead of others. He will not lose the ticket and will be the president of this great country under the APC.”
This article was originally published on Naija News