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APC should adopt Tinubu as consensus candidate: Lawmaker

“He has done a lot in Lagos state as a former governor and this is quite visible to everybody to see and that is why we are praying that if given the opportunity.”

• May 3, 2022
Tinubu/APC used to illustrate the story
Tinubu/APC used to illustrate the story

Setonji David, a Lagos lawmaker, has described Bola Tinubu as the best candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, urging APC to adopt him as its consensus candidate. 

Mr David, the chairman of the Lagos House of Assembly Committee on Information, Publicity, Strategy and Security said this in an interview on Tuesday in Lagos.

“We should all concede to Asiwaju to be President. I plead with my party leaders to concede the presidency ticket of APC to Tinubu. If we go to the field for primaries, I plead with delegates that we all vote for  Tinubu,” he explained. “Obviously, Tinubu has the solution to some of the challenges facing this nation.”

Mr David, representing Badagry Constituency II in the assembly, said the APC national leader was capable of ruling the country, having been a governor for eight years.

“He has done a lot in Lagos state as a former governor and this is quite visible to everybody to see and that is why we are praying that if given the opportunity, he will replicate it at the federal level,” added the lawmaker.

Mr David maintained that Mr Tinubu, who revamped the Lagos state economy when he was governor, could re-jig the nation’s  economy.

Mr Tinubu is among many presidential aspirants jostling for the ruling APC ticket. 

(NAN)

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