UPDATE: Buhari Now Aware Of My Presidential Ambition — Tinubu
Deji Adebayo, Abuja
The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Monday said he had informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intentions to run for president in 2023.
Tinubu disclosed this while addressing State House Correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The Jagaban Borgu however said he was yet to publicly disclose his ambition as he was still in consultations with various interest groups across the country.
He also refused to talk on a potential race for the APC ticket between him and his ally, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo whose support groups have been mobilising for his candidacy.
Tinubu asserted that his ambition to be President has been a life-long ambition, noting that what he did in Lagos in his time as Governor, he has the capacity to do in the entire country.
On Osinbajo’s potential ambition, the APC National Leader maintained that he would not discuss any individual.
Asked why he would not remain a kingmaker rather than being the king, he said there is nothing that stops a kingmaker from becoming the king unless he has committed murder.