National Coordinator, Disciples Of Jagaban, DOJ, a Pro Asiwaju Bola Tinubu group, Comrade AbdulAkeem Adegoke has said it was important for Nigerians to have a clear understanding of their needs and wants, describing Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as a candidate Nigeria needs at the moment.
Comrade Adegoke made this known while speaking at the southwest meeting of the group, held in Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
He said Asiwaju Tinubu who is a man of vision, purpose and with needed skills, is needed to transform and set the nation on the right path.
“There are some things we need, we may not want it. In the case of Tinubu, Atiku and Obi, some people want Peter Obi but nobody need him, those who want Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, want him but they don’t need him, and those who don’t want Tinubu need him” Comrade Adegoke said:
Comrade Adegoke said the presidential seat is not by political promises, but by what candidates have done in the past.
He further explained that “all of them have record, let’s visit their track records, Tinubu transformed what Lagos is today, Tinubu is a builder and a manager who will manage the resources of the country for the growth and development of all region.”
“Atiku knows Tinubu has the skill, Peter Obi knows he has the knowledge and that Tinubu is the best among them, but when politics happen, they don’t want to acknowledge his prowess” He Concluded
He said Disciples of Jagaban, DOJ was the first political movement that began mobilization for the actualization of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition.
Addressing the gathering, Chief Isaac Omodewu, the Oyo State Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC admonished the DOJ noting that party faithful across the country must work tirelessly to ensure the victory of APC in 2023, for the presidential, governorship, national and state houses of assemblies elections.
He said “The number of registered voters in the southwest is about 18.4 million, Oyo and Lagos States carry about 10.5m from the southwest figure, that means, Oyo state and Lagos state must deliver at least 90 -95 percent of it.”
The Oyo APC chairman Used the opportunity to make passionate appeal to all aggrieved leaders in the state to shelve their swords in the interest of the party.
“There is no way there won’t be rancor, let’s settle whatever it is, unlike in the past that we didn’t have time to resolve our differences, we now have enough time to settle the difference, life is about give and take”
Also speaking, Women leader, Lagos state Disciples Of Jagaban, Alhaja Bajilaye Mutiat said the southwest DOJ was in Oyo state to canvas, mobilise and admonish more women to join the Asiwaju in his bid to become the next president of the Federal republic of Nigeria.
Alhaja Mutiat explained that women cannot afford to watch afar and expect things to change for better.
Southwest coordinator of the group, Hon Gbemileke Olawore said APC is lucky to have a presidential candidate like Asiwaju Tinubu who is competent and sellable.
They however declared their unflinching support for the APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his vice presidential candidate, Dr Shettima
The meeting had in attendance representatives of the group from Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun, Lagos and Osun States