- Publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu earlier declared his declared interest to run for the office of the president in the 2023 election
- In a recent interview, the renowned journalist disclosed that God is involved in his presidential ambition
- Momodu who joined the race under the platform of the main opposition party, the PDP hinted further that he is one of the major brands in Nigeria, adding no one beats him to that
Dele Momodu, journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, says he has been preserved by God to become Nigeria’s president.
Momodu made this assertion on Thursday, January 13, during an interview, The Cable reports.
Asked if he can withstand the influence of Atiku Abubakar and other PDP aspirants, Momodu said he is the biggest brand in Nigeria, adding that no aspirant has friends across party lines like him.
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“I don’t like to sound immodest. There is no brand bigger than — brand Dele Momodu — in Nigeria. I’m not even talking about the party.
“You must get a candidate who is friends with everybody but very firm who can speak truth to power. I have been speaking truth to power despite the fact that most of these guys are my friends. You hardly find such in any political party. Dele Momodu was preserved by God for that role.”
Dele Momodu reveals what Atiku told him about 2023 presidential election
It was reported that Momodu who announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, October 29, met with the former vice president at the opposition party's national convention at the Eagle Square on Saturday, October 30.
The former presidential candidate opened up on his Instagram page what he and Atiku discussed ahead of the 2023 election.
Sources say Atiku will declare his presidential ambition soon
In a related report, there were indications that a former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku is getting ready to make his 2023 ambition public.
A PDP chieftain who spoke with Vanguard revealed that the ex-vice president will declare his intention to run for the presidency no later than the first quarter of 2022.
The PDP source who preferred to remain anonymous stated that among the party's aspirants, Atiku is outstanding and has a much better chance of victory during the election.
Advising other aspirants to wait for another time, the source claimed that Atiku's profile ranks high locally and internationally and that he is the sort of politician any party will be glad to have in its fold.