Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., Nationwide Coordinator, Involved Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has revealed how the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, dragged him (Bamgbose) into the 2033 presidential race.
Recall that Bamgbose had just lately declared his curiosity to battle it out with the political bigwigs within the nation come 2023.
Explaining how the Kaduna Governor made him be part of the race, the senior lawyer mentioned
early this 12 months, he wrote a letter to El-Rufai to the impact that he has his (Bamgbose) assist if he wished to contest the 2023 presidential elections.
In line with him, “El-Rufai by no means thought it smart, to acknowledge my letter in anyway.
“Alongside the road it simply all of the sudden occurred to me, ‘sufficient of this assist, you might be additionally certified to contest, go forward and point out your curiosity’.
“The reality of the matter is that I’ve been nursing the ambition since 1986. That was how I began and up to now so good. I’m due to this fact indebted to Governor El-Rufai for refusing to acknowledge my letter.
“I’m equally pleased that in the middle of time, Governor EL-RUFAI made it clear that energy should shift to the south.
“I’m with all modesty, a detribilised Nigerian. In 2003, I visibly supported Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for his second time period bid. In 2007, I supported Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. In 2011, I supported Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015, I supported Mohammadu Buhari, in 2019, I supported Atiku Abubakar.
“The actual fact stays that I’m very keen about one Nigeria. Nigerians ought to sit up for a passionate, patriotic and pragmatic chief come 2023.
“I’m not within the race to counterpoint myself however to empower the plenty. I consider I’ve what it takes to be the subsequent President of Nigeria.”