Nigeria’s president, President Muhammadu Buhari has a preferred 2023 presidential Candidate, his media chief, Femi Adesina has revealed.
Appearing on Channels TV’s Politics on Friday, Adesina disclosed that the President has a ‘favorite’ candidate.
In his words; “In a previous interview when the president was asked whether he had a favorite candidate, he answered yes; but he will not mention him because mischief may happen to that person.”
“That shows you that the president himself is interested in the process and he has a preferred candidate; but whether he will impose his candidate is what you can no determine at the moment.”
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POLITICS NIGERIA earlier reported that 10 ministers in the President’s cabinet have resigned to contest for the exalted position. Prominent among them are Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Minister for Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, Minister for Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu and Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba.