Elder statesman and former Interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has expressed his readiness to mobilise for the alleged 2023 presidential aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
To this end, he plans to meet Yoruba Leaders over the matter.
Chief Akande spoke on Sunday night in Ila Orangun, his hometown in Osun State, when the central committee of the South West Agenda for 2023 (SWAGA), led by its chairman, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, paid him a courtesy call.
He commended the efforts of the group and praised their courage and selflessness in tasking themselves to mobilize and travel round the sub-region on such a patriotic cause.
He prayed for the delegation and assured the members of his total commitment.
As a first step, he pledged to support their efforts by embarking on visits to all Yoruba elders and further assist them propagate the suitability of Tinubu for the 2023 presidential race.
The former governor of Osun State noted that, by the clear understanding in existence, it was the turn of a Yoruba man to be at the helm of affairs in the country.
He also said that upon critical introspection as an experienced and active political leader in the region, he had no doubt that Asiwaju Tinubu was the best, strongest and most electable prospect.
At the meeting were SWAGA co-ordinators for all the South West states namely, Lagos,Oyo,Osun, Ekiti, Lagos and others.
The group later visited Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State who also commended their efforts and counselled them to maintain the momentum of their well-organised mission and vision.
The delegation’s working tour of the state of Osun continues tomorrow with visits to the Ataoja of Osogbo, Ooni of Ife and other eminent traditional rulers and leaders of thought in the state.