Thursday October 06, 2022 6:37 PM

Senator Amosun formally joins 2023 presidential race

Ex-Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has formally joined the race for Presidency in the forthcoming 2023 elections.

The current Senator representing Ogun Central  made the declaration at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Central Business District (CBD), Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday.

With this developmentt, the frontline politician  joins the likes of Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation; and Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment; Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Governor Badaru of Jigawa and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to formally declare to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

It will be recalled that Adams Oshiomhole, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC); and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi also recently  declared their interest to contest the for president in 2023.

Speaking, Amosun said he was contesting to set Nigeria on the path of greatness.

It was learnt that Governor Kayode Fayemi was also present at the formal declaration of Senator Amosun today. He described Amosun as a good and straightforward person.

The ruling party’s special presidential convention is scheduled to hold from Monday, May 30, to Wednesday, June 1.

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