Tinubu is the most qualified Yoruba man to contest for 2023 Presidential election - Prof. Yemi Oke
A University of Lagos don, Professor Yemi Oke, has insisted that is the most qualified Yoruba leader to become the 2023 presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.
He said the this was down to the numerous contributions and impact Tinubu has made towards the development and betterment of the South-West region and the country at large.
The don disclosed this in his Keynote address, on Tuesday at the launching of the Ogun State Chapter of South West Agenda for Asiwaju Tinubu 2023 (SWAGA ’23).
Professor Oke further stated that the laudable achievements of Tinubu is unmatched, hence the decision of the group to work towards his emergence as the APC’s presidential candidate come 2023.
“Should any South-West politician aspire to compete with Asiwaju, “such a person will have to tell us the impact he has made in Yorubaland and Nigeria as a whole, ” he said.
“Nobody is talking about another candidate in the party. Yorubas have come together for one purpose and our message is loud and clear, the next dispensation, we are clamouring for the emergence of a Yoruba man as the next president of this country.
‘We have searched through all major Yoruba politicians, all are qualified no doubt but the best of them is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and that is what has brought us together. In unison, we are saying, Asiwaju should come out and run because of the support in all the states.”
Professor Oke added that “in the evolution of political engagement in Nigeria, Yoruba people have played very critical roles and we can reflect the tremendous contribution of Tinubu which nobody will doubt.
“Infact, most governors in the country emerged through the help of Tinubu. We believe strongly in the unity of this country without losing the Yoruba agenda.