Tinubu Reveals Why He Met With APC Governors Shortly After Osinbajo’s Presidential Declaration

Bola Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has said that he met with the governors of the party on Monday to brief them on his intention to lead Nigeria after President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in 2023.

VANTAGE NEWS had reported that Tinubu met with the governors at the Kebbi State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja shortly after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election.

Explaining why he met with members of the Progressives Governors Forum on Monday, Tinubu said he briefed the governors on his ambition to replace Buhari in 2023.

The governors in present at the meeting include Governors Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State, Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, Bababjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, Mai Mala Binu of Yobe, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa, and others.

“My mission here is to seek collaboration, support, and encouragement of my party, the APC, for my ambition to become the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a replacement for President Muhammadu Buhari after his tenure,” Tinubu said.

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