GoldenNewsNg reports that the Presidential ambition of the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has heightened after his manifesto leaked online, indicating his interest to contest in the 2023 presidential election.
Although Tinubu has not publicly declared his interest to contest in the forthcoming presidential election, there have been swirling rumours that he is keenly interested in the race.
Some prominent personalities and groups have been campaigning on his behalf while posters and billboards of the APC national leader are in major cities in Lagos State and across the country
Sources close to the former Lagos governor have leaked his manifesto, meaning that Tinubu’s presidential ambition is no longer a matter of speculation but when the APC chieftain will formally announce his decision.
Ripples Nigeria quoted an insider saying, “It is no longer a secret. Jagaban will throw his hat in the ring. The proclamation will come sooner than you can imagine. The 7-point manifesto says it all. Nigerians must get ready for the big news.”
The document tagged: “7 POINT AGENDA: THE REBIRTH MANIFESTO,” detailed Tinubu’s plan for Nigeria with regards to education, technology, infrastructure, homegrown business, leadership, and true federalism and democratic process.
Provide transformational leadership that has the ability to unify all of Nigeria and lead us to the attainment of shared goals and vision.
Leverage modern technology for digital transformation and economic growth.
Create conditions that allow citizens move and transact freely across the Nation.
Commence extensive infrastructural development by building basic foundational services (24 hrs access to electricity, roads, bridges e.t.c) that connect (power) people and businesses ultimately improving the quality of living.
5. HOMEGROWN BUSINESSES
Build platforms that enable and empower homegrown businesses to scale and compete favourably in the global market.
Deploy initiatives targeted at promoting knowledge and equipping learners of all age groups with the skills and values needed to address modern-day challenges globally. Propagate and activate strategies that also promote a sense of pride and awakening amongst all Nigerian citizens to the extent that people feel extremely patriotic and ecstatic to be Nigerians.
7. TRUE FEDERALISM AND DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES
Promote democracy, realize human potential and create conditions for prosperity and progress.
All efforts to reach Tinubu’s media adviser, Tunde Rahman for a comment proved abortive as of the time of filing this report.
GoldenNewsNg reports that this comes a few days after the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola revealed that Bola Tinubu will address Nigerian in January 2022, whether or not he would run for the 2023 presidency.