Arewa Consultative Forum member, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has confirmed that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was at his Abuja residence to solicit his support for his 2023 presidential ambition.
Yakassai said; “I don’t want to join any (political) party but I can support a candidate of my choice. I have said it way back in 1951 that I will not be a party member but I will support a candidate of my choice.”
“Tinubu just came to visit me but actually I have two of them (presidential aspirants) that I have earmarked right from the beginning and I made a vow that any one of them who came to ask for my support first is the person I would support. Tinubu is the first person.”
“Tinubu told me he will be contesting for President in 2021. He did and he asked for my support.”
“I didn’t disclose to Tinubu, during the visit that I will support his ambition.”
“Interested aspirants must first scale the hurdles of primary elections in their various political parties, then we will begin to compare them.”