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2023: What has worked for me in 30 years as a politician – Tinubu

National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and 2023 presidential hopeful, Bola Tinubu, has said his courage has worked for him in his three decades of being a politician.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the former Lagos State Governor said this at a recent event attended by 15 serving House of Assembly Speakers from APC-governed states.

“Nigeria needs drastic courageous changes that will bring revenue and I am that courageous one it needs. I was raised to be courageous and this has been working for me. I want to bring same to bear as president of Nigeria.

“In the face of tyranny, I have survived, struggled for democracy,” Tinubu said.
After dictator Sani Abacha dissolved the Senate in 1993, Tinubu become an activist campaigning for the return of democracy as a part of the National Democratic Coalition movement. Although he was forced into exile in 1994, Tinubu returned after Abacha’s 1998 death triggered the beginning of the transition to the Fourth Republic.
Since leaving office as Governor of Lagos in 2007, Tinubu retained his status as one of Nigeria’s most influential politicians as his allies often filled high offices throughout the southwest and he played a key role in the formation of the APC in 2013.

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