2023: I'll Make Tinubu Special Envoy, Obi Trade Minister if I Become President, Says Imumolen

2023: I'll Make Tinubu Special Envoy, Obi Trade Minister if I Become President, Says Imumolen

  • Professor Christopher Imumolen is brimming with confidence ahead of the 2023 presidential election
  • The Accord Party presidential candidate says he has plans for some of his co-contestants if he is elected president
  • The 39-year old presidential candidate, specifically mentioned Bola Tinubu of APC and Peter Obi of LP

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FCT, Abuja - Accord Party's presidential candidate, Professor Christopher Imumolen says he would adopt the principle of all-inclusiveness in selecting his cabinet if he becomes the country's president in next month's eagerly awaited general elections.

According to him, the task of rebuilding a nation like Nigeria, battered by years of poor leadership and corruption, needed the inputs of all Nigerians, including those of his co-aspirants like Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Peter Obi.

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Buoyed by the backing of young Nigerians, Imumolen says he is already looking forward to being elected. Photo credit: Accord Party
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Imumolen said he would solicit the help of the best brains in whatever fields of human endeavour to come and contribute their quota if he is elected president.

He said in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Sunday, January 8:

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"The task of rebuilding our country is an onerous one. It is not going to be a one-man show. Every one who has the idea, capacity to add value to governance, no matter their background or party affiliations, shall be called upon to do so.
"For his adeptness and aptitude as a businessman of no mean standing, I will be appointing Peter Obi, the current Labour Party presidential candidate as my minister of trade and commerce, while Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will serve as an adviser, most probably on the political front for obvious reasons.

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"You will agree with me that these men will most be suitable in the roles I have earlier mentioned because of their track records in both their private and public lives.
"As I have said, the move is meant to demonstrate that we are all partners in progress in our desire to see our country regain it's lost glory, as well as deliver to it's millions of citizens the true dividends of democracy.
"The move is also meant to send the message that appointments will only be given to those who merit it in the kind of reformist government we are planning to run.''

Bags of money no guarantee to win 2023 polls, Imumolen replies Afe Babalola

Recall that Prof Imumolen openly dismissed claims that bags of money were good enough to win this year's presidential elections.

The country's youngest presidential candidate in response to what elder statesman, Chief Afe Babalola said about the role money would play in determining who is declared winner.

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The renowned legal luminary had said the winner of February's highly anticipated presidential polls will be won by anyone who had a seemingly inexhaustible war chest of cash to sway votes his way.

2023: I have the edge over my co-aspirants, says Imumolen

Earlier, Imumolen declared that he has the attributes that place his head and shoulders above his other opponents in the forthcoming presidential election.

Acknowledging that his 17 other rivals are men of outstanding pedigrees in their chosen areas of expertise, Imumolen said he is the man that has the x-factor among them.

He stated that he had made huge sacrifices over a decade and a half, launching and sustaining initiatives that have helped to add value to the lives of Nigerians, including those who once held public offices in the country.

Source: Legit.ng

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Jerrywright Ukwu Jerrywright Ukwu is an Abuja-based senior political/defence correspondent. He is a graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and the International Institute of Journalism in Abuja. He is also a member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists. He spends his leisure-time reading history books. He can be reached via email at jerrywright39@yahoo.com.

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