The Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has declared that the endorsement of the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, by the Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere, doesn’t represent the stance of the Yoruba people
While speaking on the topic, “Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Business of Nation Building”, during a Twitter Space session.
Akeredolu said that “Afenifere doesn’t speak for the Yoruba people on the endorsement of the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
He said that Tinubu has always remained progressive despite the prevalence of political prostitution in the country.
Akeredolu recalled that Asiwaju Tinubu was part of the founders of NADECO and participated in the struggle that led to the return of civil democratic rule in the fourth Republic.
The governor said that Tinubu made efforts to build Lagos State when he was governor of the state, adding that the APC presidential standard bearer was able to make Lagos State a country within the Country.
He also” promoted national unity by appointing people from different ethnic backgrounds across the country into his government.
On state Police, the governor expressed confidence that the party’s candidate “would make state police happen in the country.
Expressing his view on the Muslim/Muslim ticket, Akeredolu said what is important to the country is capacity and knowledge, not religion and ethnicity.
He assured that Tinubu will promote youth inclusion in his government, adding that young Nigerians will have enough participation in the government.
Akeredolu, therefore assured Nigerians that “the APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will bring a new vista into governance and ensure that true federalism thrives if voted into power.