2023: APC lawmaker names only politicians who can succeed President Buhari; gives reasons

2023: APC lawmaker names only politicians who can succeed President Buhari; gives reasons

- Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been tipped for the 2023 presidency

- The former Lagos governor was hailed as the "generalissimo of Nigerian politics"

- A federal lawmaker, Akeem Adeyemi, said the APC national leader has the "strategic political roadmaps" to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari

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Akeem Adeyemi, a federal lawmaker representing Oyo East, has asked Nigerians to support the 2023 presidency bid of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Adeyemi, popularly known as Skimeh, made this call on Tuesday, February 23, describing Tinubu as "generalissimo of Nigerian politics."

According to the lawmaker, Tinubu has political experience in both legislature and executive arms spanning close to three decades.

2023: Why Tinubu should succeed President Buhari, APC lawmaker gives reasons
APC Lawmaker Akeem Adeyemi said Bola Tinubu has the charisma to succeed President Buhari in 2023. Credit: Femi Adesina
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Paying a tribute to Tinubu’s resilience and capacity for survival, Adeyemi said the APC national leader demonstrated high doggedness while serving as an opposition governor during the administration of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, The Nation reports.

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Legit.ng understands that there have been clamours and demands especially from the southwest asking Nigerians to allow Tinubu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari when his tenure ends in 2023.

Although no official declaration has been announced in respect to Tinubu's ambition, the former Lagos state governor has not even done much to distance himself from the media campaigns pushing him to occupy the biggest office in the country.

Tipping Tinubu to become president, Adeyemi who is an Oyo prince, described the former governor as a staunch politician with strategic political roadmaps.

“His strategic political roadmap of aligning the West with the North was key to APC’s victory in the 2015 general elections.
“Against all odds, he ensured the emergence of his preferred candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that ahead of the 2023 presidential election, Tinubu was given the nods to succeed President Buhari.

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This is as his staunch supporters and loyalists met in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, on Tuesday, December 15, to launch a presidential campaign movement tagged "The South-West Agenda (SWAGA)" for him.

The SWAGA movement, led by former minister of works, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye (Ekiti) and former senator Adesoji Akabi (Oyo), paid a visit to the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.


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