Prepare for bullies, Oyo lawmaker tells Tinubu’s supporters
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The lawmaker representing Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency, Akin Alabi, has urged supporters of All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, to prepare their minds for bullies as the 2023 electioneering kicks off.
The PUNCH reports that political campaigns will officially begin today in line with the elections timetable stipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
While the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar will inaugurate its 2023 Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja today, Tinubu and his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi, have postponed the inauguration of their campaign councils.
But sharing his excitement on the commencement of campaigns on Wednesday, Alabi said Tinubu’s supporters won’t be cowed over their choice of candidate.
The lawmaker, who is seeking reelection under the platform of APC, in a series of tweets, justified their support for the former Lagos State governor.
According to him, we are supporting the man with leadership and political sagacity with antecedents and track records that can be verified.
The tweets read, “Today, we begin the journey to send our principal, Asiwaju @officialABAT to the Villa as Nigeria’s President. We have no doubt we are presenting the most qualified Nigerian to lead at this time.
“We are supporting the man with leadership and political sagacity with antecedent and track records that can be verified.
“You will be insulted and vilified for sticking to your principles. Be ready for them. Preach the gospel to them. If they don’t listen, let them wallow in their ignorance and callowness.
“Lastly, never succumb to bullies. We know the bullies are ready. We are more than ready for them as well.”