A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Chairman of Nationwide Lottery Regulatory Fee (NLRC), Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, on Tuesday requested Nigerians to decide on leaders that may confront the myriads of issues confronting the nation.
Alhaji Ibikunle who mentioned this at a discussion board of youth professionals in Ibadan, declared that the issues dealing with the nation knew no faith, ethnicity or area and that the a lot talked about Muslim-Muslim ticket of the APC for the 2023 Presidential election had develop into a distraction taking away the eyes of the Nigerian gamers from the ball.
“Nigerians want to take a look at the standard of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as APC presidential candidate and Alhaji Kashim Shettima as his operating mate, not their faith. Can Tinubu replicate the unprecedented and unmatched success he recorded in Lagos State in Nigeria as entire? Will his international connections as a prime flight worldwide accountant be deployed to Nigeria’s financial profit? “, he mentioned.
The NLRC Chairman added, ” these are the type of questions we ought to be asking now. Let Nigerians not be deceived about faith. Asiwaju Tinubu’s spouse is a senior pastor whereas most of his kids are Christians. He wouldn’t have such an individual as spouse and permits his kids to observe Christianity if he hates Christians”.
“They’re enjoying non secular politics with our lives.The All Progressives Congress has merely put up a pair that’s able to profitable the presidential race and convey sustainable progress, unity and peace to our pricey nation. It’s the greatest and executed by the occasion in the most effective curiosity of Nigeria.”
Alhaji Ibikunle pressured famous “everyone knows Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a extremely liberal and broadminded Nigerian with the love of lots at coronary heart. Speaking about mentoring and constructing leaders, the APC presidential candidate is clearly the most effective. He has mentored and constructed Nigerians youths of varied faiths, tribes and areas.”
He mentioned there was loads of work to be executed by the youths of this nice nation, saying, “you should go on the market and let the peculiar individuals perceive the true state of affairs of issues. Some individuals simply need to inform us that faith is our essential drawback at the moment whereas it isn’t.
“This can be a ploy to take our eyes away from the ball. The actual issues confronting us proper now as a nation are starvation, poverty, insecurity and comatose economic system. These issues don’t know faith; they don’t know areas. Have you ever not observed that whereas we’re dissipating power over Muslim-Muslim ticket, issues are getting worse? Some persons are intentionally retaining us speaking a few matter that’s much less vital in the necessity to get us out of hassle as a nation.”
The APC Chieftain maintained that those that have been stoking the controversy towards the ticket have been enemies of Nigeria, saying, “moderately than partaking us in debate in regards to the capabilities of the 2 names on the ticket, they have been weaponising faith to, as soon as once more, deny poor Nigerians the chance of being served by a succesful group of leaders”
“As a substitute of us partaking in sturdy discussions on the growing wave of insecurity within the within the nation and difficult the presidential candidates on their packages on safety, how they intend to finish insecurity, convey again our economic system and foster unity and peace within the nation , these enemies of progress are fanning embers of disunity by way of faith.