Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), secured a major push on Sunday as top Yoruba leaders endorsed his candidacy for the 2023 elections.
Tinubu received the huge endorsement at an interactive meeting of Yoruba leadership under the aegis of Conference of Yoruba Nationals facilitated by Abagun Kole Omololu, Chief Dare Babarinsa, Fola Adeola, Mr Tunde Lemo, former Ogun State governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, amongst other very distinguished Yoruba personalities.
At the well attended meeting, a foremost leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, prayed for the success of Tinubu at next year’s polls.
In attendance were Chief Olu Falae, Gen. Olu Bajowa, former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Alani Akinrinade, Chief Bisi Akande, Chief Cornelius Adebayo, former Kwara State Governor, former minister, Chief Rufus Arogbofa and Chief Iyiola Omisore.
Also in attendance were the Governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji, Deputy Governors of Oyo and Ondo States, Bayo Lawal and Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Other personalities include former ministers Musiliu Obanikoro, Sen. Dayo Adeyeye, Prof. Isaac Adewoye. Minister of State for Transport , Ademola Adegoroye, and former Ogun Deputy Governor, Chief Segun Adesegun, who stood in for Chief Segun Osoba.