2023: Buhari is aware of my presidential ambition – Tinubu


The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has claimed he has told President Muhammadu Buhari he would be running for the 2023 presidential election.

Tinubu, on Monday, visited Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, FCT.

After the meeting, the former Lagos state Governor told State House correspondents that he would definitely contest for the 2023 presidency.

Tinubu however refused to be drawn into the question of a potential race for the APC ticket between him and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Rather, the APC chieftain said his ambition to be president had been a life-long ambition, adding that with what he did in Lagos in his time as governor, he has the capacity to rule Nigeria.

Timubu said there is nothing that stops a kingmaker from becoming the king unless he has committed murder.

He said: “I answer that with categorical yes. I’ve informed the President of my intention but I have not informed Nigerians yet. I’m still consulting. And I have no problem consulting. And I’ve noticed that a parameter of limitation to the extent of how many people will I consult.

“You will soon hear. All you want to hear is the categorical declaration. You’ve gotten that truth from me that I have informed Mr. President of my ambition.”

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