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The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said that what Nigerians need at this time is adequate security and restructuring of the country and that it is much more important than who occupies the presidency.
The governor, who scoffed at those he said were running around the country because of their presidential ambition, said those politicians would soon know better.
Makinde, in a statement on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, was quoted to have spoken in Ibadan at the handover of 33 operational vehicles and 396 motorcycles to the Oyo State Security Agency, popularly known as Operation Amotekun.
He had earlier given 25 vehicles to the police and Operation Burst to combat insecurity in the state.
Makinde said, “I have heard some of our political leaders jostling around and saying they want to become the president of Nigeria in 2023.
“I think what we need at this stage is to secure our people and restructure Nigeria. It does not matter who is the president in Abuja. In a restructured Nigeria, every corner of the country will feel the impact of the government. That is what we need.
“May God protect those running around for the presidency till 2022. By that time, we will meet and, by then, we will get to know whether it is restructured Nigeria or Yoruba presidency that we need.”
Although no name was mentioned, it is in the news that a prominent APC chieftain Bola Ahmed Tinubu had been traveling the length and breadth of the country seeking to galvanize efforts to support his political ambition of being the president of the country.