Nigeria’s Economy Will Turn Around Under Tinubu – Ex-SSG Ondo
Former Secretary to the state government of Ondo, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde, expressed confidence that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will help to save the Nigerian economy if elected president in 2023
This was stated while speaking about the preparation of support groups for the former governor of Lagos State, who is scheduled to visit the state on Friday in fulfillment of his presidential ambitions.
In the words of Abegunde, one of the leaders of the group, “When we talk of who can move Nigeria forward, someone who can reengineer the economy of Nigeria to an enviable level like any other developed country, it is Asiwaju Tinubu.
“He’s a person who demonstrated that capacity when he was governor of Lagos State. He built a template that has taken Lagos to a different level today.”
APC chieftain noted that Tinubu shares a high level of acceptance across the country, which puts him in a better position to win the election.
“Asiwaju is a person who has acceptability across the nation. He’s from the Southwest, but he can’t win with Southwest alone. His acceptability in other parts of the country, especially in the North is encouraging.
“This is the reason I am praying every day and confident that he will definitely clinch APC ticket and would be overwhelming voted for by the people and win the election.”
He, therefore, cautioned Nigerians to be careful about who they will vote to as their president in 2023, noting that age was not what it takes to manage a country.
He said: “The President of the United States is an old man. It is not by age that Nigeria will be ruled but by capacity, intelligence and ability. Asiwaju has got it all and as such, I am convinced he will be the next president of Nigeria.”
One of the coordinators of the support groups for Tinubu, Barrister Tolu Babaleye dismissed the argument that the president should come from a particular part of the country, saying the only person to have declared his interest in the presidency was Tinubu.
He said that power was not handed out a la carte but must be earned.
He said: “What I know is that power is not given, it is taken. When you talk about power, you have to fight for it.
If somebody is sleeping in his house and is not showing interest in the presidency, I don’t know how it would be given to him. The only person who has shown interest and working tenaciously for it is Asiwaju Tinubu.”