- President Buhari has promised to assist the ruling All Progressives Congress in campaigning for the 2023 presidency
- The president also insisted that there is a need for the ruling party to produce the next president of the country
- Going further, Buhari also called on every member of the party to work for the success of the campaigns
Following the unveiling of the 80-page Bola Tinubu's Action Plan of rescuing Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to be at the forefront of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign.
According to the president, it is important for the party to retain the presidency to sustain the gains of the last seven years, the Nation Newspaper reports.
Buhari spoke on Friday at the inauguration of the APC’s Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) and unveiling of Tinubu”s action plan in Abuja.
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”It would be disastrous to allow a situation that will lead to the reversal of the progress our country has made. Let me add that I joyfully accept the position of the chairman of campaign council we are unveiling today.
“Our candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is too well known for his capacity and can-do spirit. He stands tall in his track records as a democrat, a champion of the rule of law, a man at home in every part of our country, and a truly visionary leader.
“I, therefore, want to assure all party members and supporters of our government that I will be at the forefront of this campaign."
Bola Tinubu lectures Nigerians on loan, says borrowing is not a crime
Meanwhile, the APC’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who on Friday, October 21, unveiled his 80-page Action Plan to rescue Nigeria dismissed the concerns about Nigeria’s rising debt portfolio.
Tinubu said the “whole of America should be in jail” if taking loans to build infrastructure and attract development is regarded as a crime.
Tinubu said he and Kashim Shettima, his running mate, are ready to hit the ground running from day one if elected president.
Why I want to be Nigeria's president", Tinubu reveals reasons behind his ambition
Bola Tinubu has promised that he and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, are more than ready to hit the ground running from day one if elected Nigeria’s president.
Tinubu insisted that his experience as Lagos state governor placed him in the best position to help achieve this.
“I seek to become the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria because I know the way. My experience and past performance assure that. It will beg that through collective effort and national endeavour that we join hands, cross divides, and achieve our vision,” he said self-assuredly."