- The stakes are high for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria
- A lot of prophecies have been made as to who will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari
- One of those who has reiterated his amition for the envied seat is a popular Nigerian pastor, Tunde Bakare
Pastor Tunde Bakare, the general overseer of the Citadel Global Church is very serious about his ambition to become the president of Nigeria in 2023.
Once again, the outspoken pastor regarded by many as a critc and social commentator, has expressed his willingness to vie for the presidential seat.
Speaking with a group of journalist in Lagos, Bakare said in clear terms that he will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023.
As one of Vanguard's reports has its, the cleric, however, said thatr his ambition is not a do or die affair.
He noted that the drive to take the mantle of leadership after President Buhari is not concealed under a sort of vision.
“There is something called destiny. I am not one to hide under the umbrella of one finger and make ambition look like vision, I do not camouflage.
“It is not a matter of life and death, but you can write it down. As the Lord lives, and as I am given the opportunity, the day will come, like Joe Biden, that I will be the President of Nigeria.”
Earlier, Bakare announced his intention to run for the presidency in 2023.
Bakare who was the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2011 election on Monday, November 2, declared his readiness to run for office during his appearance on TV morning show.
The cleric noted that as a Nigerian citizen, he has a fundamental right to run for any elective office under democracy if he wanted to and the next presidential election would not be an exception.
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