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A presidential aspirant and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday, said his 25 years-long service in the party should make him the party’s flag bearer in 2023 election .
The former Lagos State Governor noted that his political strength in the APC should earn him the party’s ticket.
Tinubu spoke at the presidential lodge in Abeokuta, the state capital, while addressing the APC delegates ahead of the party’s primaries.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the APC national leader who boasted of ‘five governors from the Southwest’, added that he made President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo emerged in 2015.
The national leader was in company of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo – Olu, his Kano counterpart, Umar Ganduje and former Borno State Governor, Kasim Shettima.
“It has been over 25 years now that I have been serving them.
“This time, it’s Yoruba turn and in Yorubaland, it’s my tenure.”
He further said: “Since the time we started with the Action Congress (AC), Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and now the All Progressives Congress (APC), I wanted to contest for president that time.
“It is my time, I’m educated, I’m experienced. I have been serving you people for a long time, bring me presidency, it is my turn.”