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Atiku and Tambuwal Will Contest in 2023 - Makinde

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The Governor of Oyo state, Engr Seyi Makinde has yesterday said that the former vice President, Atiku Abubakar and the Sokoto state governor, Tambuwal have showed interest to contest for the presidency in 2023, and this is coming after some groups have been clamouring that power should shift to the South.



The Oyo state governor said:

I make bold to say that the situation in this country today, the only way that you can stop PDP at the federal level is by dividing PDP internally,” the Oyo governor said.

“All the governors of the PDP are well aware of this fact and we made unity within ourselves our number one priority. Once the governors of PDP are able to move in one direction, align on most of the issues and the challenges we are faced with, I think there is hope for this country.

“The issue right now is that our party — PDP — has eminently qualified personalities that can lead this country successfully. Some have indicated interest like former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, like governor Tambuwal, like Governor Bala Mohammed.

“They have indicated interest. But the bottom line is when we get to that bridge, we will definitely cross it. What is important at this stage, which I will solicit the support of PDP members and the generality of Nigerians, is please support us to have a successful national convention

“There is no way you can become anything — president, vice-president, even governor — if we don’t have a party. What we want to do first is ensure that we get things right within our party.”


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I'm Not Afraid To Lose My Reelection - Governor Makinde Says

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2023: Group List 18 Competent Igbos That Can Be President

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