A former presidential media aide, Dr Doyin Okupe has hinted that he’s essentially the most ready appropriate candidate within the nation to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
He disclosed that the previous army dictator Ibrahim Babangida, in his current interview with Arise News TV, was referring to him when submitting qualities of the subsequent individual to be the nation’s chief.
Okupe stated this on Friday morning when he appeared on a dwell tv programme on Arise News TV.
“I believe when IBB was making that speech, he was talking about me. I haven’t spoken with him in a long time, I agree with all his points,” Okupe stated.
The former dictator is blamed for the entrenched tradition of corruption within the Nigerian institution, although he claims corruption underneath subsequent governments is way worse than his regime’s.
“I have started visualising a good Nigerian leader, a person who travels in this country and as a friend virtually everywhere he travels,” Babangida advised Arise TV in an unique interview days in the past. “He knows at least one person that he can communicate with. A person who is very vast in economic and a good politician who should be able to talk to Nigerians.”
“I have seen one or two or three already in their 60s,” the previous tyrant additional stated.
Okupe stated the factors laid out by Babangida matches his profile completely and that the ex-junta chief will need to have had him in thoughts whereas reeling out the qualities for the subsequent Nigerian chief.
“I am part of the three individuals IBB was talking about. I am the most prepared person for the job,” the ex-presidential spokesman boasted.
Buttressing his level, the medical-doctor-turned-politician asserted that he’s widespread and has associates across the nation and past.
“There is nowhere in the country I don’t have contact,” he stated.