2023: Oloriegbe pledges support for Tinubu despite defeat in APC senatorial primary


The Chairman, Senate Committee on Well being, Dr. Ibrahim Oloriegbe, on Saturday promised to mobilise support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the 2023 common elections.

He acknowledged this at a reception organised for him by members of the family and supporters in Ilorin, Kwara State.

The Senator assured supporters that despite the charade that performed out on the occasion’s senatorial primary the place he misplaced in his bid to return to the higher legislative chamber in 2023, he would keep in the occasion to mobilise support for the previous Lagos State governor.

He stated: “It’s payback time by Kwarans for the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

“Regardless of all that occurred to me on the primaries in the state, I stay a member of APC. Since 2010 my focus has been on the progress of Kwara and I’ve been in that wrestle.

“I consider that I’ve to remain in APC to affix forces to right what is occurring in the occasion in the state.

“Extra importantly, shortly after the primaries, I had a gathering with Asiwaju Tinubu and his operating mate, Senator Kashim Shettima. We analysed what occurred on the primaries and agreed to place that behind us.

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“I’m a stakeholder in the Nigerian undertaking. At this specific time, for those who take a look at capability and talent to alter, Asiwaju Tinubu is the very best candidate. As such, I together with my supporters will mobilise and work for Tinubu and Senator Shettima in the 2023 elections.

“Asiwaju Tinubu has been supporting our trigger in Kwara. In 2011 I used to be an Motion Congress of Nigeria senatorial candidate and Tinubu was our chief. In 2018/2019, he was a significant supporter of the ‘Otoge’ motion and I’m a beneficiary of the wrestle. Why will I now say no matter has occurred to me personally due to the primaries, I’ll go away Asiwaju due to egocentric curiosity? By no means.

“My support for Tinubu is predicated on his capability and talent. I’m additionally supporting him for the advantage of my state as a result of if Nigeria is nice, Kwara might be good. It isn’t borne out of ulterior motives.”

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