The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu has received advice from Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), to focus on his health rather than competing for the presidency in the general elections scheduled for next year.
Kwankwanso made his statement in response to Tinubu’s selection of Kashim Shettima, a former governor of Borno State, as his running mate.
Speaking on the development in an interview on Arise TV on Sunday, the former Kano State governor said the 2023 election campaigns would be rigorous for his “friend” Tinubu.
He said: “If you see my friend, Bola, tell him to take it easy, take good care of his health. Because I love him so much, he is my friend. This campaign is very rigorous; it requires a lot of effort and so on and so forth. I hope he will take it easy so that we can continue the struggle to ensure one solid and prosperous Nigeria.
“My only worry is the platform. This platform I don’t know,” said Kwankwaso, referring to Tinubu’s party, the ruling APC.
“I know he is a strategist. Bola Tinubu, he is a good man. I had reasons to sit with him uncountable number of times from 1992 to date.
“I wish I will see him to ask him what he will tell Nigerians that he will do differently from what Muhammadu Buhari is doing today.
“That is my serious concern for him. Ordinarily, if I cannot get it, I can recommend him but it’s going to be like building something on zero.”
Source: Guardian NG