By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is expected in Ogun State this Saturday afternoon in continuation of a nationwide consultations towards the actualization of his ambition to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Tinubu who recently returned from the United Kingdom after a week-long consultations with Nigerians in disapora, is expected to visit some of the leading traditional rulers in the state, including the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo and Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle.
Already, leaders and coordinators of various groups pushing for ‘Tinubu for President’ in 2023 have started mobilising members from across the state to receive the former governor of Lagos State and to join his entourage as he pays courtesy visits to Ogun revered traditional rulers.
“Our leader and astute politician, Aṣiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will, on Saturday (12/02/22) pay courtesy visit to three paramount rulers in Ogun State: 1) Awujalẹ of Ijẹbuland 2) Alake of Egbaland 3) Olu of Ilaro.
“He will be accompanied by all the group coordinators working for the actualization of the ‘Presidential aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.’
“All members of SEC and Working Committee including LG/LCDA Coordinators are expected to be in his entourage,” a source said.