APC Presidential primary election: Osinbajo should face Tinubu – Nigerians on VP declaring ambition Saturday
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been urged to run against Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the party’s presidential primaries.
Some Nigerians made the call while reacting to Osinbajo’s comment that he would soon declare his position on running for the Presidency.
Yesterday, a top Presidency source informed DAILY POST that Osinbajo would on Saturday officially declare his stance on vying for the Presidency in 2023.
There have been speculations that the Vice President would soon declare his intention to run for the 2023 Presidency.
Commenting on the issue, the Vice President’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, had said his principal would soon inform Nigerians on his stance to run for Presidency.
Reacting, Nigerians expressed hope that the Vice President would slug it out with Tinubu at the party’s primary election.
Tweets gathered read below:
@Aduratomi: “I will like to see Osinbajo join the presidential race and fight for APC ticket during the party’s upcoming primary election.”
@Dadimiyato: “We need an Osinbajo Presidency in Nigeria, I expect him to declare that he would run for the Presidency on Saturday. We need him.”
@Musamusa: “I expect the VP would declare to run for the Presidency on Saturday and slug it out with Tinubu and others. he has what it takes to turn the tide around for Nigerians. Look at the period he was in charge of the country, things became better.”
@Nellychukwu: “We don’t need Osinbajo, Tinubu, and all those Northern people; what Nigeria needs at this point is an Igbo President. The Southeast should be allowed to rule this country, we are part of Nigeria. We are not second-class citizens of Nigeria so these people should pave the way for an igbo president.”