APC Chieftain Speaks on Medical Condition of Tinubu, Other Presidential Aspirants, Advises INEC

APC Chieftain Speaks on Medical Condition of Tinubu, Other Presidential Aspirants, Advises INEC

  • A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress has tendered a piece of advice for Nigeria's electoral body ahead of the 2023 elections
  • The chieftain, Jonathan Vatsa said medical certificates of all aspirants should be made available to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
  • Vatsa said the information gathered by INEC should also be made available to the public so that Nigerians would know details of who they are voting for

Jonathan Vatsa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress party in Niger state on Sunday, January 16, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that all the 2023 presidential aspirants make their medical certificates available.

Vatsa while reacting to the internet sensation caused by the demand for the source of wealth and age of the national leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, said it is important that all those who have expressed interest to run for the number seat of office are forced to be transparent with Nigerians.

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Vatsa said Nigerians need to know the medical condition of those they are voting Photo: Jonathan Vatsa
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New Telegraph reports that the APC chieftain, Bola Tinubu should also not be the only aspirant expected to declare his age, source of wealth and medical history inclusive.

Vatsa said INEC needs to help Nigerians know these details about those who seek to run for various offices by demanding this information.

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He said:

“The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to help Nigerians know the health status of all aspirants.
“President Muhammadu Buhari left this country for several months for medical issues; do we want to experience another medical tourism?”

For Vatsa, details such as listed above should be made compulsory for all aspirants ahead of the 2023 general election.

Vatsa said:

“Nigerians need to only vote for candidates that are medically qualified and not for a person that is not fit. The presidency is not where you will go and we will start saying we need to start managing your health.

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"Nigerians should know the health status of candidates they are voting for.”

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Also, the Punch had reported that the national leader of the APC had met with Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state.

Makinde at his meeting with Tinubu told the 2023 presidential aspirant that he wished him well in his political endeavour.

The governor also told the leader of the ruling party that all he desires is that which is best for Nigeria and Nigerians.

Buhari's aide gives update on VP Osinbajo's presidential ambition

President Buhari's special adviser on politics, Babafemi Ojudu, has commented on VP Yemi Osinbajo's alleged presidential ambition.

Ojudu said the vice president will soon tell Nigerians whether he will contest for the presidency in 2023 or not.

The presidential aide noted that many heavyweight politicians have been asking him if the VP would run.

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The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, had revealed details of his discussion with President Buhari on Tuesday, January 11.

Umahi said the president spoke about wide consultation after he told him about his 2023 presidential ambition.

Though his declaration came a day after that of Bola Tinubu, the Ebonyi state governor said he is not in contest with anybody.

Source: Legit.ng

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