Tinubu in same league as Awolowo, Azikiwe, Ahmadu Bello, says ex-Nasarawa gov, Al-Makura




The senator representing Nasarawa South,  Umaru Al-Makura, has likened the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, to leaders of the First Republic, including  Obafemi Awolowo, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and  Ahmadu Bello.

The First Republic was the republican government of Nigeria which spanned three years from 1963 to 1966 when the country had its first military coup.

Al-Makura, who was former governor of the state, said Tinubu belonged to the league of Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, Ladoke Akintola, and Ahmadu Bello who played key roles in helping Nigeria secure its independence.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, yesterday, Al-Makura said none of the presidential candidates could match the competence and achievements of the APC standard bearer for the 2023 election.

He said the combination of Tinubu and Kashim Shettima, his running mate, would put the country on the path of progress and development.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper