Newsbreak: Former Ogun State Gov, Ibikunle Amosu declares for Presidency

Newsbreak: Former Ogun State Gov, Ibikunle Amosu declares for Presidency

By Ahmed Oso

The former Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun will declare his intention to contest the 2023 Presidential election.

The declaration comes up at the Shehu Musa Yar Adua Centre, 11am in Abuja on Thursday.

Irohinoodua was reliably informed that a section of the Fulani ruling clique is promising Amosun victory the same say the ruling cabal has promised, albeit secretly, other Yoruba and Southerners leaders.

In his statement signed by Amosun and obtained by Irohinoodua, Amosun said “I bring you warm greetings from my family, my constituents, the entire people of Ogun State, and my support groups across Nigeria.”

He said further “it is with the greatest respect that I write to notify you and my Distinguished Colleagues of my intention to contest for the Office of President of our dear country, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to respectfully invite you and my Distinguished Colleagues to the formal declaration ceremony.”

Amosun, who appears to be one of the least popular or known candidate from the South West, his birthplace said he has been blessed by God to serve as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria between 2003 and 2007 and as a two-term Governor of Ogun State between 2011 and 2019.

He said “I have also had the privilege to be elected a second time to the Senate of the Federal Republic in 2019 where I currently serve the good people of Ogun Central Senatorial District.”

He said his varied experience in private and public life has imbued him with requisite insights, experiences and network of relationships adequate to provide a leadership that will galvanize our dear country to achieve her manifest destiny as leader in Africa and of the black race.

“I will be honoured with your esteemed presence and that of my Distinguished Colleagues at the Declaration event which is scheduled.”


He sought the prayers of Nigerians for a successful declaration ceremony, victory at the party primaries and the 2023 presidential election.

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