2023: Buhari’s SA Dares Him To Support Tinubu

President Muhammdu Buhari and National Leader, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, during Tinubu’s visit at the State House, Abuja… on Monday. Photo: State House

As the 2023 general elections draw closer,  there is a seemingly obvious shift in loyalty and allegiance among the political class and their cohorts, example the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu.

Babafemi Ojudu has vowed to return to farm than support Bola Tinubu’s presidential ambition even if buhari decides to root for him.

Ojudu said this in an interview with a media entrepreneur, Chude Jideonwo, on Saturday.

Ojudu however revealed that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo remains his preferred candidate should he decide to run.

Asked if he would change his mind if he Buhari supports Tinubu, Ojudu said, “Never. Take that from me, write it down today, I will go back to the farm. If I don’t believe in you I will not work for/with you.

“We are still waiting for Osinbajo to come and tell us if he is running. I personally will want him to do so, but he has not come out, so we will wait, and there is still time.

“If I support Osinbajo, he deserves to be supported… I see the way he works, day and night, committed, not asking for things for himself, committed to the people, committed to Nigeria and well educated.

“He can stand his anywhere in the world, comfortable with the young and the old, conformable with new technology and always coming out with solutions to problems. I mean, it doesn’t cost me anything to align with such a person.

“What am I looking for in life? I’m looking for a better society, a society where everybody can realise themselves. I’m looking for a society where some people will not pile all of a country’s resources into their accounts.

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“So, if I see somebody who has all of those attributes, I have the right to support that kind of person, so if Osinbajo declares tomorrow that he is running, I will have no apology I will support him, and I will work for him.”


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