All Progressive Congress, APC chieftain and presidential aspirant, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has shared his thoughts on the growing number of politicians aspiring for the party’s presidential ticket.
The former governor said that the number of presidential aspirants would make the race more challenging.
However, he noted that it was a healthy challenge as such is good for Nigeria’s democracy.
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He said this after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Tuesday.
According to him,“The more the merrier. The more they come, the more challenging it becomes for you to think deeply, focus on issues and be ready to serve Nigeria.
“It’s all about service, it’s nothing else. Think wisely, get committed to your thinking to serve the nation and bring progress and prosperity to the lives of Nigerians.
“It’s good for the country for so many of us to aspire to want to lead, we’re not abandoning our nation. But there’s only one chair and one possibility. We will do that.”
So far, APC presidential aspirants include: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Tinubu; Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor; Rochas Okorocha, Imo West Senator; Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi State; Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education.
Others are Adams Oshiomhole, former Governor of Edo; Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State Governor; Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta and Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment.