Why Tinubu can be Nigeria’s President —Afenifere leader
Renowned Leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba sociopolitical group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti has thrown his weight the Presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, noting that is eminently qualified.
Fasoranti made this known while receiving the leadership South West Agenda 2023 (SWAGA) in his country home, Akure.
The SWAGA delegates, led by its national coordinator, Senator Dayo Adeyeye appreciated the Yoruba leader for accommodating them.
Adeyeye, noted that it is time for the Yoruba people to rally round the former Lagos state Governor to become the President of the country in 2023 as he has paid his due.
“We are here because of the coming 2023 General elections to solicit support for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“The APC, during its foundation, has agreed to allow the South take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. So, we the people of South West region must now start working to ensure our interest is protected.
“Our interest is Bola Tinubu. We have already visited many important stakeholders to preach this agenda and they are happy with the movement.
“You, as our father and leader must not be in the dark about the movement as your endorsement and prayers will go a long way
“Tinubu is not aware of our moves but we have weighed him and we see him as the best option to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. So we want him to contest” Adeyeye said.
Pa Fasoranti while welcoming the SWAGA delegates noted that the movement is in the good interest of the South West and the Country at large.
He stressed that Tinubu has earned his support with his antecedents and capabilities.
He said, “Someone once came to me 5 days ago and spoke with me about Tinubu’s Presidential ambition. I told him he (Tinubu) has my total support.
‘Judging from the performances and antecedent, he has what it takes to be the President and I am very sure he will do what the people wants when he gets there.
“The lord will give the group (SWAGA) the strength to achieve this goal. Tinubu will emerge with the backing of God” He concluded.
Other members of the SWAGA delegates include Senator Adesoji Akanbi, National Deputy Coordinator of SWAGA; Former SSG in Ondo state and SWAGA state coordinator, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde; Former National Assembly members and party leaders across the 6 states in the South West region.
The SWAGA leadership is expected to continue its consultation as it prepares to officially inaugurate the movement in the state on Thursday.