Tinubu’s health status continues to face scrutiny from the opposition ahead of the 2023 presidential election The APC presidential candidate has been subjected to intense scrutiny concerning his medical history in recent times An opposition chieftain, Pat Utomi has dared Tinubu to make his medical records public to Nigerians
A chieftain of the Labour Party, LP, Professor Pat Utomi, has stated that the All Progressives Congress, APC, made a mistake by fielding an ailing person to be the flag bearer of the party come 2023 presidential election.
He said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo should have been the best candidate for the ruling party instead of former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
As Tinubu’s health debate continues to overshadow the APC presidential candidate’s campaigns.
The respected economic expert made the comments while speaking on a political programme on Channels Television.
According to Utomi, Osinbajo is young, healthier, intelligent and vibrant unlike APC presidential candidate.
He also dared Tinubu to go for a medical checkup and make the result public, claiming the APC presidential candidate is unfit. He said: “Our country has suffered from having ailing leaders. The vice president would have been a befitting person.
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You can see Tinubu is ailing. American presidents go through medicals that are made public, let him go through medicals with Nigerian doctors to be made public.”
Professor Utomi said he wasn’t surprised that Afenifere announced its support for LP’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, noting that the association was built on moral principles, equity, fairness and inclusiveness.
He stated that Afenifere has moral authority and has alliance with other regional groups and has all it takes to make Obi/Datti win the forthcoming election.
Peter Obi is Influential Yoruba politician backs southeast, says Igbo should be Nigeria’s next president Speaking on Obi’s chances, the Delta-born professor said: “People have had enough of the politics that does not work for them. Politics that does not favour them.
They are tired of these politicians. They are fed up of the old political order. The young people are revolting against the order that does not work for them. “Life is increasingly meaningless to them and that’s why they will vote for Peter Obi. Nigerians want something different.
They want a government of the people, by the people and for the people. “The structures of these (APC, PDP and others) is stealing people’s money and using it to fund thugs. “Labour Party is people oriented. These ongoing rallies are people sponsored/oriented. Labour Party did not contribute shishi to it. “This tells you that Nigerians are tired of the old order.