The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, virtually begged all Senators elected on the platform of the party, to support his lifetime ambition of becoming the President of Nigeria.
He made the plea at the Senate wing of the National Assembly during an interactive session with the APC senators.
Tinubu said he had all it takes to lead Nigeria as president from 2023, saying that his pedigree and passion for a genuinely developed united Nigeria speaks for him.
He gave his assurances to the lawmakers that he only wishes to step into the shoes of President Buhari and not on his toes.
In his brief speech at the occasion, Tinubu said, “My presidential ambition is driven by capacity and experience to deliver by stepping into the shoes of President Muhammadu Buhari and not to step on his toes.”
“I am here for counsel, partnership and support. I seek your advice and counsel as stakeholders in this democratic journey.”
He further said “This is not about gaining power. It is about securing good government for the nation.”
He noted that the process would be starting in few weeks time, hence he is soliciting for adequate support for the achievement of his life time ambition.”
He added that of all the people in the race for Presidency, he’s the most prepared, being a former Senator and Governor.
“This is the time to deliver Nigeria of our tomorrow today “, he stressed.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, praised the courage of Tinubu in his endeavour, saying “we wish you well in your enterprise and we are with you in the course of making APC to survive as a party.”