National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, says he has informed President Muhammadu Buhari that he would contest in the 2023 presidential election.
Tinubu made this known after meeting Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa on Monday, January 10, 2022.
He would be seeking the sole presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The politician said his desire to be president had been a life-long ambition, adding that with what he did in Lagos in his time as governor, he has the capacity to rule Nigeria.
He said: “I answer that with categorical yes. I’ve informed the President of my intention but I have not informed Nigerians yet. I’m still consulting. And I have no problem consulting. And I’ve noticed that a parameter of limitation to the extent of how many people will I consult.
“You will soon hear. All you want to hear is the categorical declaration. You’ve gotten that truth from me that I have informed Mr. President of my ambition.”
Tinubu said there is nothing that stops a kingmaker from becoming the king unless he has committed murder.