I am not too young or too old to run for Presidency says Tambuwal
By Tunde Joshua, Abuja
Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal has said he is neither too young nor too old to run for Nigeria’s Presidency in 2023.
Rather, he described himself as the perfect bridge between the old and younger generations of the country.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant stated this Wednesday night at a meeting with members of the PDP former ministers forum in Abuja The Trumpet gathered.
“By the grace of God, I am in the middle, not too old to run and not too young not to run.
“So, I see that bridge that is all around, not too far from the youth and not too far away from the elderly and that is the bridge that Nigeria is looking for today that will unify this country.
He said the party knowing the essence of the 2023 polls need to field it’s best to be able to return to power.
Tambuwal said if he emerge as PDP candidate, he will be sellable to the electorate to win the 2023 presidential election.
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He said the only way to rescue the country was for the PDP to produce a candidate who understood the country well through its national convention.
“What is key for PDP is a candidate that we can all work to sell together, a candidate that we can all sell together.
“I believe I am that candidate that we can all work to sell together and win this election.
“What is important for PDP is to be able to win elections, not where the person is coming from.”
Tambuwal said that having served as Reps Speaker, a member of the life bencher of the Judiciary and second term governor of Sokoto State, he understood he had all it takes to rescue the country.
“I can assure you that I have the understanding of the Nigeria situation today. I have the federal administrative experience.
“Yes, I was more in the legislature, but it is a federal government and I understand the nuances and what issues are in governance.”