2023 Poll: Tinubu has best solution for Nigerians- Says Afenifere
“Tinubu’s acceptance is national” Ogungbemi
By Samuel Ogunsona
The Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG has said the the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has a Pan Nigeria agenda that will transform the country to greater heights.
In a statement by the ARG Publicity Secretary in Ekiti State, Prince Michael Ogungbemi
branded Tinubu as the numero uno in the 2023 presidential race.
He said he is the most qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari after his exit .
The ARG had mobilised thousands of its supporters on hundreds of buses to the rally held in Ado Ekiti by the APC in support of Tinubu and the Party’s Presidential aspiration
The ARG insisted that Asiwaju’s well articulated and all-encompassing policy-thrust, centred around improved power generation, youth empowerment, state policing, infrastructure, commensurate budgetary provision to Education and others, will tackle poverty, joblessness, dropouts and insecurity in the country.
The pro-democracy and socio-cultural group, said Tinubu’s track records of performance in Lagos has been adopted as a reference point in the country’s political trajectory, hence, the best to take the baton after the exit of the current occupant of the Ado Villa.
The ARG said this in Ado Ekiti, on Friday,in its solidarity message on Tinubu’s campaign visit to Ekiti State to advance his presidential bid and signed by the State Publicity Secretary of the group, Hon. Michael Ogungbemi.
Ogungbemi, who is the Chairman of Ajoni Local Council Development Area of Ekiti State, stated that Tinubu’s opponents were bereft of any record they can flaunt to convince Nigerians that they have better programmes than the APC candidate.
The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, said Asiwaju’s captivating policy , bordering on restructuring, improved power generation, state policing system and others, gave strong signal that he was truly prepared to bring succour to the misgoverned Nigerians and take the country to the next level.
The body added that the progressive way Asiwaju piloted Lagos State, was a strong testament to his competence, capability, capacity and unwavering character as well as penchant for good governance.
Cataloguing Asiwaju’s focus for Nigeria, the ARG Publicist, said; “Asiwaju would improve electricity/power challenges when he become president of Nigeria- so that artisan’s, market men and women, small and medium enterprises/entrepreneurs can get electricity to do their business. The independent power project shall be boosted to provide sustainable power plan to households, businesses and enhance industrial production.
“Youth employment & Student Empowerment Programme – Asiwaju would provide enabling environment for youth to get job in Agriculture, ICT, Sports Development and equally provide access to students educational loan.
” Asiwaju would give qualitative education to the youths, in all cadres of institutions in the country without discrimination against tribal, religion, region divides.
“Lagos road network and reconstruction has been sustainable, International monumental edifices, lasting, legacy projects dotted the land of Lagos with massive infrastructural development shall be replicated in the country as he becomes the president.
“Lagos metropolis and surbub was rescued from all the disguises of criminalities ie hoodlums, bandits etc and restructured to provide a sustainable chains of state government security organizations to stem crimes and criminalities.
“Asiwaju developed a progressive policy, programmes and administration of probity, transparency and accountability as the chief executive of his state, which will be replicated when he becomes the president of Nigeria”
Having a retrospect of Asiwaju’s contributions to Lagos, the ARG leader, said; “Asiwaju has opened up Lagos State and made it a mega city. He Set an unbeatable and working roadmap for the social and infrastructural development of Lagos and ensured sustainability of an effective and efficient blueprint.
“Asiwaju set a roadmap for the Improvement of the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), which others are building on, thereby sparking geometric and exponential increase in the revenue base of Lagos.
“Asiwaju has built and empower many citizens to become leaders in their own right and keep leading others in business, politics, and so on. A Leader with solid and super Human Capacity Development initiatives and has built chains of mutual relationship of trust across the length and breath of the country.
“Asiwaju’s manifesto has spoken for him. It has encapsulated the needs of Nigerians and has expressively stated an efficient and effective solutions to meet the needs of and reposition the country”.
ARG said Afenifere’s support for Tinubu was not on the parochial basis of ethnicity, but based on conviction about his astuteness to government well and deliver for the populace.
“Therefore, after Afenifere Renewal Group leadership and members painstakingly took in-depth assessment of his leadership styles, human and resources management, democratic credentials, impeccable performance , political sagacity and detribalised posture and it was on this basis that we adopted him as our candidate for 2023”.
ARG, therefore, called on Nigerians to queue behind a noble, pragmatic national leade and vote massively to elect him as the next President of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria in the February 25th, 2023 Presidential Elections.