2023: Umahi declares presidential ambition, meets Buhari


Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has informed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) of his intention to run for the office of the President in 2023.

Umahi made this known on Tuesday after a closed-door meeting with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, according to The PUNCH.

This is coming less than 24 hours after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu declared interest in succeeding Buhari.

WuzupNigeria reported that Tinubu also notified Buhari of his presidential ambition on Monday as Nigerians anticipate a hot contest for the 2023 presidential ticket under the umbrella of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

According to Umahi, Buhari has urged him to seek the support of the people and as such, he is undeterred by Tinubu’s presence.

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