- Former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s presidential campaign posters have surfaced in Abeokuta
- Amosun is one of the the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders believed to be eyeing the seat of Nigeria's highest office
- The posters which did not have the logo of any Nigerian political party had the pictire of Amosun in 3 different outfits
Abeokuta - Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, presidential campaign posters of former Ogun state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, have surfaced in the southwest state.
Daily Trust reports that the poster which reads “Your voice, your choice SIA (meaning Senator Ibikunle Amosun) for President,” was sighted at the popular NNPC bridge along presidential boulevard way, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.
It was gathered that some vehicles in the metropolis were also sighted to have been branded with similar campaign.
In the poster which was reportedly sponsored by one “Oba Agoro”, Amosun was spotted wearing Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa attires.
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Although the lawmaker is yet to declare his intention to contest for the office of the president, Amosun is believed to be eyeing the presidential seat.
However, Amosun's aide who pleaded anonymity on Wednesday, Novemver 17, revealed that the former governor was not behind the posters.
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The posters were said to have been produced by the Arewa Youth. The group described the former Abia state governor as a “heavyweight” politician, “nation builder” as well as a “man poised to salvage the economy”.
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Ogbonnia said allowing the Igbo presidency only gives room for equity, justice and fair play.