Former governor of Ogun State and senator representing Ogun Central senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun will formally declare his intention to contest the position of the president of the county on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja The Trumpet gathered.
He wants to contest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Amosun is banking on his wealth of experience as a two terms governor and a sitting senator.
He made his intention known in the notification and invitation sent to the President of the Senate which was read by Ahmad Lawan during plenary on Wednesday.
Notifying his colleagues, Amosun said “it is with the greatest respect that I write to notify you and my Distinguished Colleagues of my intention to contest for the Office of President of our dear country, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to respectfully invite you and my Distinguished Colleagues to the formal declaration ceremony.
“I have been blessed by God to serve as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria between 2003 and 2007 and as a two-term Governor of Ogun State between 2011 and 2019. I have also had the privilege to be elected a second time to the Senate of the Federal Republic in 2019 where I currently serve the good people of Ogun Central Senatorial District.
“My varied experience in private and public life has imbued me with requisite insights, experiences and network of relationships adequate to provide a leadership that will galvanize our dear country to achieve her manifest destiny as a leader in Africa and of the black race.”
While seeking their prayers for a successful declaration ceremony, victory at the party primaries and the 2023 presidential election, he asked that they honour him with their presence
at the declaration event.