2023: Bisi Akande to Support Tinubu Presidency.
The former All Progressives Congress (APC), interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande has promised to speak with relevant stakeholders to support the candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for the 2023 presidential election.
This is as he also promised to speak with Tinubu himself to accept the call from several quarters to contest the 2023 presidential election.
Akande made the promise when he hosted the members of the Southwest Agenda for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (SWAGA) at his home at Ila, Osun State.
The group was in his residence to felicitate with him on the occasion of his 82nd birthday and used the opportunity to brief him on their plans to present Tinubu as a presidential candidate and seek his support for their plans.
The group, led by Senator Dayo Adeyeye, specifically requested the elder statesman’s help in convincing Tinubu to run for the presidency in 2023.
Akande, in his remarks, agreed with the suitability of Tinubu as a presidential candidate and promised to speak with the former Lagos State Governor as well as sell his candidacy to other prominent Yoruba elders and politicians.
He argued that based on the zoning and rotation agreement, power should shift to Southwest in 2023.
The coordinators of the SWAGA group from the six Southwest states of Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, and Lagos, as well as other party chieftains were in attendance at the parley Gistlover understands.