Two-term Governor of Ogun State (2011-2019) and Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun has notified the Senate about his intention to contest for President in the 2023 General Elections on the Platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan read the letter of notification which Senator Amosun personally signed at the opening of plenary on Wednesday April 27, 2022.
The proposed declaration is scheduled to take place on Thursday May 5, 2022 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja at 11am.
The letter dated April 25, 2022 reads in part as follows: “I bring you warm greetings from my family, my constituents, the entire people of Ogun State and my support groups across Nigeria”
“It is with the greatest respect that i write to notify you and my Distinguished colleagues of my intention to contest for the Office of President of our dear country, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to respectifully invite you and my Distinguished colleagues to the formal declaration ceremony”
“I have been blessed by God to serve as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria between 2003 and 2007 and as two-term Governor of Ogun State between 2011 and 2019.
” I have also had the privilege to be elected a second time to the Senate of the Federal Republic in 2019 where I currently serve the good people of Ogun Central Senatorial District.
“My varied experience in private and public life has imbued me with requisite insights, experiences and network of relationships adequate to provide a leadership that will galvanize our dear country to achieve her manifest destiny as leader in Africa and of the black race.”
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