Daily Metro News NG
There’s a new buzz among social media influencers and the political elites in the country and it has to do with the growing numbers and activities of “The BAT Movement” (The Bola Ahmed Tinubu) Movement.
Already amassing a huge number of followership on social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook. Twitter and Telegram, the group and its daily updates and activities is fast becoming a force to reckon with in the political clime.
While many are of the opinion that the 2023 general elections is still a long way from now, “The BAT Movement” is leaving no stone unturned in building a strong and solid foundation of real influencers and social media warriors who believe in a simple theme called “Leadership”.
According to an anonymous source, who claims to be very close to the movement quoted the operators as saying “it is important we portray the true ideals of solid leadership because that’s what our dear nation needs at this time. If we get this right and have the right mindset and attitude with an army of believing Nigerians, we can surely achieve anything as one indivisible entity”.
The methodology adopted in the management of the proceedings on the platforms seems unique and much focused, which has gotten many people, including high level politicians gravitating towards the platform in huge numbers.
The BAT Movement periodically releases leadership series, which attempt to discuss leadership principles and ideals. The BAT Movement is surely not resting on its oars as it intends to build and leverage on the growing numbers to establish more regional and state chapters of the movement, this source disclosed.
It is yet unknown who is behind the movement. However, some of the names on the platform attest to a school of thought that TINUBU is behind it, his loyalists, like Senator Obanikoro, Speaker Of Lagos State House Of Assembly, Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, his former P.A, Bolaji Ariyoh, Sen. Dayo adeyeye, Bashorun Dele Momodu is also sighted on the WhatsApp group, Asiwaju’s main political ally in the North, Senator Abu Ibrahim is also on the WhatsApp group.
All these Tinubu loyalist are present on the WhatsApp forums.