- Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has visited the traditional rulers in Ondo state to seek their support
- Speaking at the palace of the Deji of Akure, the APC presidential aspirant said he has many to achieve their political goals
- The former governor of Lagos state mentioned former Osun governor Aregbesola and two other governors among those he helped
Akure, Ondo state - Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the APC, says he has helped many people in the country to achieve their political goals.
Tinubu who is running for president in 2023 said this on Friday, March 4, when he paid a visit to the Deji of Akure in Ondo state, The Punch reported.
Legit.ng gathers that the former Lagos governor visited the traditional rulers in the three senatorial district of Ondo State, seeking their support for his aspiration.
I helped Aregbesola, Mimiko and Fayemi - Tinubu
Speaking at the palace of the Deji of Akure, Tinubu said he helped Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Dr Olusegun Mimiko to secure their mandate in court as Osun and Ondo states respectively.
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He also mentioned Ekiti state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and President Muhammadu Buhari, among others .
“I helped Mimiko got his mandate through court after two years that he was elected. I helped Fayemi get his mandate after three years.
"It took Aregbesola three years, 10 months, to get his mandate. We have helped many people like that.”
2023 presidency: I'm contesting for the future of our children, says Tinubu
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Tinubu revealed the main reason he is contesting for Nigeria's presidency in 2023.
The APC leader said he is contesting for the presidency to ensure that the future of every Nigerian child is guaranteed.
He made the declaration during his visit to the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe, on Thursday, March 3.
2023: APC chieftain says southeast’s support for Tinubu will be unprecedented
Meanwhile, a group identified as South East for Tinubu (SET) has declared that Tinubu will receive massive support in the southeast and south-south during the 2023 presidential election.
The convener of SET, Nwosu Emmanuel, made the statement in Awka, the Anambra state capital on Tuesday, March 1.
Speaking at the group’s inaugural meeting in the southeast state, Emmanuel said SET has begun massive mobilisation through public enlightenment and persuasion to ensure Tinubu wins the hearts of voters in the region.