Many supporters and friends of Bola Tinubu have continued to urge him to contest in 2023. Some political leaders in APC have declared their interest but Bola Tinubu has not said anything about the 2023 election. Despite his silence, many people have claimed that Bola Tinubu is the best man for the 2023 presidency. A governor of Ondo State stated that he is waiting for Bola Tinubu to show interest in the 2023 presidential race.
According to Independent Nigeria, Bola Tinubu is currently in a foreign country receiving medical care. The nature of his health has not been revealed to the public but there have been many reports about Bola Tinubu in the past few days. Many leaders of APC as well as members of the opposition party have visited Bola Tinubu in London. While Bola Tinubu is yet to return to Nigeria, many members of APC have urged him to show interest in the 2023 election.
One of those who wants Bola Tinubu to contest in 2023 is the Governor of Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. He stated that he has no reason to leave APC and he would continue to remain in the party for a very long time. When he is done with politics, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said he would retire back to his house and continue to rest while young generations get themselves involved in political activities.
Speaking about Bola Tinubu, he said ” Bola Tinubu is our leader, he is our chieftain and we must support him with everything we have. Bola Tinubu is not in Nigeria as we speak but we are waiting for him to return to talk about his ambition. if he decides to contest, we must support him and do everything he wants. ”
” I will support any candidate of the APC which the party fields for 2023 election but right now, I am waiting for Bola Tinubu to come back and show interest in 2023 election. He is our leader in the southern region. I will not leave APC, when I am done with politics, I will retire back to my house. “