Osinbajo’s declaration: “I don’t have any son grown enough to make such declaration,” says Tinubu

Leader  of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and  presidential aspirant  Ahmed Tinubu said on Monday he has” no son grown enough ” that declared to run for presidency .

He made the remark while fielding question on the declaration of intention to run for presidency by his political son  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

 Tinubu spoke when he met with some governors of the ruling party at the Kebbi State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja .

The meeting was held hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo officially declared his intention to vie for the presidential seat in the 2023 elections.   

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Gboyega Akosile, shared photos of the governors and the APC chieftain’s meeting on his official Twitter handle.

“Breaking: frontline presidential aspirant of @OfficialAPCNg, @officialABAT
this morning held a crucial meeting with APC Governors in Abuja,” he wrote alongside the photos. “17 APC Governors attended the meeting called this morning. ”
‘No Son Grown Enough’

Monday’s meeting followed a similar one Osinbajo held with the governors at his Aguda House residence on Sunday evening.

The former Lagos State governor, who  reacted to Osinbajo’s declaration, said he met the governors to collaborate on his 2023 ambition.

“I don’t have any son grown enough to make such declaration,” Tinubu replied when asked about Osinbajo’s move.

“My mission here is to seek collaboration, support, and encouragement of my party, the APC, for my ambition to become the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a replacement for President Muhammadu Buhari after his tenure,” he added. 

into the highest office in electoral contest shows how much this our party has resonated with Nigerians and our party members,” the governor said.