11th January, 2022
Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s declaration of interest to vie for the 2023 presidency.
Tinubu, on Monday told newsmen that he had told President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to contest the 2023 presidency.
Reactions have been pouring in since he made his interest known. Many have expressed disgust, while others supported his ambition on social media.
A Facebook user, OgooJesus Geoffrey said “You’re no longer healthy and strong to run the affairs of Nigeria, even when you have retired from handling your personal business, you want to contest for president so that the same presidency will continue running the country and keep borrowing until the future of 20th generation is mortgaged. Fear God a little.”
Nwaokenneya Peter reacted: “Oga you better go and sit down and stop wasting your time, Nigeria no longer need old and sick people like you. We need a young dynamic and vibrant President that will be active enough to tackle Nigerian problems. We are tired of sick people ruling us.”
As for Youngest Dickson, “Oga Tinubu no need to inform we de youths. We don’t need it. Kindly keep your intentions to yourself. If you are supposed to be a civil servant, aren’t you supposed be in your pension…70yrs old man.”
Yomi Oludimu supported Tinubu’s presidential ambition, saying “Mad people would use vile mouths to caricature such a great candidate!”
“Victory is the name of the King,” a Facebook user by the name Majesty’s King said.
Prince Horlawoyin Yusuf Ado said “Jagaban said and I quote .”me I want to pursue my ambition…. In your mandate Bola, On your mandate, We shall stand …..”
As for Fredrick Preye, “Anything is possible in Nigeria. I will not waste my time. Let’s just hope for rapture to take place. Nigeria situation alone is enough for Jesus to come back.”
Yuxuph Oladimeji said: “More than qualify, we are ready to support your mandate sir anybody wey no like u …. Make them present their father.”
Loveth Nkasi reacted: You people should leave our country for us , the youth are capable of handling the affairs of this Nation.”
“Are we even cursed by having deteriorated brain leaders? Tinubu is just the opposite of Buhari. And that is fifteen times moving backward,” Eweola Ayodele reacted.
Alozie B Alozie said: “Tinubu is more intelligent, innovative and accommodating than Buhari, but the issue is that age isn’t on his side. if he’s got the interest of Nigeria at heart, he should quit active politics & support a younger & vibrant person