Okup Okupe, a former aide to ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday claimed that former Head of State, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, is considering him for the presidency in 2023.
The medical doctor turned politician said this while appearing on Arise News TV.
According to him, the criteria laid out by IBB fit his profile perfectly, adding that the former ruler must have had him in mind while listing the qualities for the next Nigerian leader.
“I believe when IBB was making that speech, he was talking about me. I haven’t spoken with him in a long time, I agree with all his points.
“I am part of the three individuals IBB was talking about. I am the most prepared person for the job.
“There is nowhere in the country I don’t have contact,” Okupe said.
It will be recalled that IBB listed some qualities the next President of Nigeria should possess.
IBB had listed qualities that would help the next President steer Nigeria to greatness.
According to him, Nigeria’s next President should be a good leader, well travelled, a good politician, etc