Aminu Tambuwal, the Sokoto state governor, has declared his intention to run for the highest political office in Nigeria come 2023.
Mr. Tambuwal would be seeking to realize his ambition under the Peoples Democratic Party.
However, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives made this known this evening after a high-level stakeholder meeting in Sokoto.
Speaking at the declaration, He said he is not only well prepared but also ready to fix
the numerous problem of the country as President of Nigeria.
He said he has distinguished himself not only as governor but as a Speaker of the House of Reps
without any blemish or corruption tag.
Also, Mr Tambuwal joins other PDP presidential aspirants including a journalist, Dele Momodu,
Gov Mohammed Bala who have declared their presidential ambition.
Furthermore, Tambuwal explained that his decision was based on calls by the state chapter of the PDP, agreeing to begin a nationwide consultation in the pursuit of his ambition.
“I have listened to our party leaders, women, and youths on the call that I should initiate and begin the process of consultations with a view of running and contesting for the President of Nigeria under the banner of our great party,” he said.
Recall that Governor Tambuwal came second to former vice-President Atiku Abubakar at the PDP Presidential primary in 2018.
By Taiyelolu A