A socialite, Mr Alaba Akinlaja has thrown his weight behind the Presidential candidate of the party, asking electotate to ignore sentiments and focus on performance.
Akinlaja, a Philanthropist, stated this on Saturday during a media parley.
He tasked supporters of the party and Nigerians at large to look beyond religious and ethnic considerations and focus of performance, credibility and pedigree of the the presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate, Sen. Kashim Shettima possesses.
“Asiwaju Tinubu is eminently qualified to be Nigeria’s President because of the confidence people have in him having distinguished himself during his eight years as Governor of Lagos State as well as contributions to national politics in the last three decades”, Akinlaja said
According to him, what should be paramount in the minds of Nigerians is someone who can develop the country, rather than engaging in religious sentiments.
“Our Presidential candidate and his Vice Presidential candidate have shown capacity, comptence, proficiency and prowess during their stint as governors of their various states”, Akinlaja said.
The businessman cum politician expressed dismay that religious sentiments had debar us a nation to occupy our place of pride in the comity of nations.
He explained that what the country should be yearning for is a strong , virile economy and good governance, which the duo of Tinubu and Shettima would provide for the country.
He added that they will do much more in order to bring succour to the citizenry by bringing an end to the multi facet challenges bedeviling us.