Professor Wole Soyinka’s resounding endorsement of my candidacy for the next President of Nigeria is quite humbling for me. This is especially so because of who he is in our country and the world, and the very elaborate process he went through with the Citizen Forum before reaching this decision. Our party — the Young Progressives Party (YPP) – and I, salute the courage and the good judgment of the Nobel Laureate and icon of democratic struggle in
As Soyinka and the Citizen Forum have ended their search for a consensus candidate to lead the country in a new direction, I appeal to other Nigerians desirous of a new dawn, ushered by
a competent and visionary leadership, to also consider ending theirs with my candidacy. We all should now approach the ballot with a single purpose of defeating the recycled old
As President, I will form an inclusive government. Working with Nigerians from all parts of the country, including our women and youth, we will transform our country from division to unity; we will create jobs and foster prosperity; and we will restore respect for Nigeria in the world.
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Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressives Party