The National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, Bola Tinubu, has reacted to the growing number of those aspiring for the party’s ticket.
The former Governor of Lagos who is one of the aspirants noted that it becomes more challenging with grieving number of presidential aspirants.
According to him, “the more, the merrier,” saying that the developmentt is good for Nigeria’s democracy.
He made this statememt after a closed-doors meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House.
He added that the trend of having more presidential aspirants was in the best interest of Nigeria.
“The more the merrier. The more they come, the more challenging it becomes for you to think deeply, focus on issues and be ready to serve Nigeria.
“It’s all about service, it’s nothing else. Think wisely, get committed to your thinking to serve the nation and bring progress and prosperity to the lives of Nigerians.
“It’s good for the country for so many of us to aspire to want to lead, we’re not abandoning our nation. But there’s only one chair and one possibility. We will do that.”
It should be noted that APC presidential aspirants so far are: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Tinubu; Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor; Rochas Okorocha, Imo West Senator; Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi State; Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education.
Others include: Adams Oshiomhole, former Governor of Edo; Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State Governor; Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta and Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment.