TECHNOCRAT MEDIA, Abuja
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has informed President Muhammadu Buhari about his ambition to contest the presidency in the 2023 general election.
Tinubu, the former Lagos State governor spoke to state house correspondents on Monday in Abuja after a meeting with President Buhari at the presidential villa.
Mr Tinubu has been in the news in recent times by different political groups calling him to contest the presidential seat but said he is still consulting on the matter.
“I’ve informed the president of my intention but I have not informed Nigerians yet. I’m still consulting. And I have no problem consulting. I’ve not set a parameter of limitation to the extent of how many people I will consult,” he said.
“You will soon hear. All you want to hear is the categorical declaration. You’ve gotten that truth from me that I have informed Mr. President of my ambition.”, Mr Tinubu added.
The 2023 general elections is barely less than a year away as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a tentative timetable for the elections.