Afenifere endorses Tinubu

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Leading pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation Afenifere on Sunday endorsed All Progressives Congress(APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The decision was contained in a statement by Afenifere after the visit of Tinubu to Pa Reuben Fasoranti and leaders of Afenifere organisation in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The statement by the National Organising Secretary of Afenifere, Abagun Kole Omololu said leaders of the organisation from in the South West, Kogi and Kwara States expressed confidence in the ability of Tinubu to lead the country out of the woods.

Afenifere said: “Having taken cognisance of his commendable antecedents as Lagos State Governor and his demonstrated ability in building physical and human capital, the Yoruba Leaders at today’s meeting are in no doubt that Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria offers the best opportunity to produce a government of that will usher in a new era of hope, peace, security, harmony, gainful employment for the multitude, economic development, social and political stability.”

The socio-political organisation also said it was assured of Tinubu’s commitment to the promotion of true federalism that will give States more control over their affairs.

The statement added: “Following the indication by the Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming 2023 Elections, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to visit The Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation Afenifere, Pa Reuben Famuyide Fasoranti OFR, invited Leaders from all parts of Yorubaland to be with him as he receives the astute politician.

“The Leaders and some other eminent Yoruba intelligentsia responded positively by sitting with him as he hosted Tinubu in Akure today.

“The meeting was attended by Yoruba Leaders from Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Ekiti, Osun, Lagos, Kogi and Kwara States.

“The meeting was fully briefed about the aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to contest for the Presidency of Nigeria in the forthcoming Elections in February 2023. He even presented his Manifesto to Baba, the Asiwaju of Yorubaland.

“He shared with us his vision of a greater and more prosperous Nigeria where democratic rights, rule of law, justice and fairness will reign supreme. He also gave the assurance on steps to be taken to ensure the safety and security of Nigerians and their properties.

“Having taken cognisance of his commendable antecedents as Lagos State Governor and his demonstrated ability in building physical and human capital, the Yoruba Leaders at today’s meeting are in no doubt that Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria offers the best opportunity to produce a government of that will usher era new Era of hope, peace, security, harmony, gainful employment for the multitude, economic development, social and political stability.

“We were also assured of his commitment to the promotion of true federalism that will give states more control over their affairs.”

The group then prayed and wished the APC standard bearer success in the pursuit of his vision.

Credit-Nation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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