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Oshodi-Isolo LG boss launches campaign platform for Tinubu

By Amidu Arije

As preparations towards 2023 presidential election continues to gather momentum, a political campaign group under the name Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT2023), has been launched in Oshodi.

The laucnhing which was speared headed by the Chairman of Oshodi/Isolo Local Government, Hon Bolaji Muse-Ariyoh is drumming support for the possible emergence of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu as presidential candidate of the party 2023.

At the unveiling of the vision under the auspice of Bola Ahmed Tinubu 2023, the council helmsman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Muse Ariyoh told members of the group that though that the National leader of the party, Asiwaju Tinubu is yet to declare or show interest in vying for the seat of the presidency in 2023 but that they pray he does as the time is now for his vast experience and political sagacity to work for the country at large.

The unveiling of the group was held at Sehinde Calisto, Oshodi when the group members converged for their stakeholders meeting on Friday.

He posited further that having Asiwaju as the president comes 2023 would be a round peg in a round hole that will bring the desired leadership Nigerians have been yearning for.

He said: “Lagos was empty and lack the presence of development when Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu came on board in 1999 but before leaving the office in 2007, he has laid the solid foundation for a modern Lagos which today is the 3rd largest economy in Africn with many legacies to his credit.

” Lagos was seen to be a slum in 1999 but today with the Midas touch of Asiwaju changing the narration, Lagos is now the economic hub of Nigeria and Africa as a whole, a place where investment thrives.

“If he can achieve this within the few years of serving Lagos, he can as well change the whole country if given opportunity.

“And that is why we are calling on him to made up his mind to join the race as we are willing and ready to keep propagating his exemplary and quality personality for the redemption of the country”, Ariyoh said.

Speaking in the same direction, Rev. Ogedengbe, Elder Ariyibi, State Auditor of the party, and other notable party leaders at the unveiling ceremony said the vision isn’t about Asiwaju but for a better Nigeria which can be well actualized if he is allowed.

They pledged their unalloyed support and commitment to the realization of BAT 2023.

The Leader of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Hon. Rasheed Obasa used the medium to thank the council chairman for the lofty vision of ensuring that Nigeria remains in safe hand for possible development to be achieved through the support rooting for the political colossus, whose democratic credence and value that people can attest to since his time of active politics.

He, however, called on all and sundry to key into the vision for the realization of a better Country and call for a progressive continuity of the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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