*says it is pay back time for South West
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Yoruba Patriots Movement (YPM) on Thursday declared that it is the turn of Yoruba to produce Senator Bola Tinubu as the next Nigeria President in 2023
National Coordinator of the group, Barrister Oladosu Oladipo disclosed this at the 2021 Pan Yoruba summit with the theme “”Yoruba Nation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan.
Barrister Oladipo maintained that in the spirit of fairness, the 2023 Presidential slot ought to be a pay back time for Senator Tinubu and the entire Yorubarace by producing Senator Bola Tinubu as next Nigeria President come 2023 having fully supported the North and the President Muhammadu Buhari candidature in 2015 and 2019 respectively
The YPM National Coordinator emphasized that Yoruba race has been supporting other regions in the country to become the President over a decade ago and that it will not be too much for the 2023 Presidential slot to be the turn of Southwest region with Senator Tinubu emerging the next President of Nigeria after President Buhari.
” Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is a good product for 2023. He has being in the system for more than three decades. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has tourched many lifes not only in Southwest but Nigeria as a whole, and 2023 is the time for him to become the President of Nigeria”, he said.
The YPM National Coordinator stressed, “Tinubu has led Yoruba’s twice to support President Buhari in becoming the President of Nigeria, Tinubu’s cabinet was Pan Nigerian not only Pan Yoruba when he was the governor of Lagos State, he remained the only Yoruba man who worked tirelessly for the emergence of Buhari, so, we should all support him if he intend to contest for the presidency in 2023”.
“We must work hard to assist him to become the President of Nigeria, he has the mental capability and what required to rule this country, we have been moving across the nation to tell Nigerians that this is the time for Southwest to become Nigerian President.”
On the group’s activities, Barrister Oladipo said YPM ” is currently making wide consultations around the country”, and that Senator Tinubu has been accepted in all the zones of Nigeria “because he is a good product and the right man to lead Nigerians come 2023.”
“We shall ensure we work round ethnic nationality so that southwest can become Nigerian president income 2023, Yoruba was a flourishing nation under Obafemi Awolowo and the impact of Chief Owolowo put many Yoruba in a better position today which makes Yoruba’s to be in the main stream of politics in Nigeria.”
Speakers at the summit charged Yoruba sons and daughters to unite and ensure the realisation of Senator Tinubu becoming the next Nigeria President come 2023 for the benefit of Yorubaland and Nigeria in general.