Former Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal has endorsed former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu, for President in 2023.
He spoke on Monday in Abuja at a convention convened by the Help Teams Administration Council (SGMC) for Tinubu.
Lawal says the aspirant is certified and can win, whatever the mode of All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries.
“Tinubu’s emergence as APC flag bearer must be a job for all occasion members”, NAN quoted him as saying.
“We aren’t threatened by the mode of primaries. Being democrats, we desire a technique that entails all of the card-carrying members.
“Our job, from immediately, is to develop a sensible strategic plan that can ship Tinubu as APC candidate and thereafter the landslide winner of the 2023 presidential election.”
Lawal described Tinubu as good, examined, detribalised, and a confirmed glorious supervisor of monetary and human capital.
He knowledgeable residents that the APC chief loves Nigeria and has a transparent imaginative and prescient of the place the nation must be.
Former Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima suggested President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC to see Tinubu’s ambition as payback.
The Senator recalled that it was Tinubu that ensured the emergence of Buhari as APC presidential candidate.
“In 2015, some aspirants with a really big conflict chest had been itching to cling to the APC ticket and just like the Rock of Gibraltar, Asiwaju and his progressive staff stood solidly behind the candidacy of Buhari,” he mentioned.
Shettima reiterated his name that energy ought to shift to the South in 2023 for fairness and equity.
The lawmaker added that Tinubu must be given the selection of the primary refusal due to his sacrifices for the occasion.
On the controversy about Tinubu’s age and well being, Shettima advised critics that the presidency was not Olympic Video games.
“We aren’t right here to arrange for the Olympics, however an establishment that depends on the prevalence of concepts to thrive,” he mentioned.