Former President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has received anonymous support for the 2023 presidential election in parts of Oyo State.
Naija News understands that campaign poster of the former lawmaker were spotted in designated locations on Monday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Though the political group behind the pasting of the posters could not be ascertained at the moment, the campaign posters were seen with descriptions – ‘Let Nigeria work again and again.’
“Abubakar Bukola Saraki for President 2023.”
It is understood that the posters were pasted at Mokola, Roundabout, Uncle Joe and Adamasingba areas of Ibadan.
Naija News reports that the Kwara State indigene and politician has not confirmed yet if he was aware of the viral posters.
It could be recalled that Bukola Saraki became a Governor in Kwara State in the year 2003 and ruled till 2011 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Subsequently, Saraki moved from PDP to All Progressive Congress, APC, and became Senate President between 2015 and 2019 under the broom party.
Years after, Saraki made a u-turn and rejoined PDP during the buildup to the 2019 general elections.
Meanwhile, some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party from the North-Central of Nigeria have endorsed Bukola Saraki for the presidency in the 2023 general elections.
The leader of the delegation, Iyorwuese Hagher, while speaking on Monday said it is time for the geopolitical zone to produce the next president of Nigeria having supported other regions over the years.
He said, “The nation right now is so divided and fragmented, we need a uniting force which the north-central is known for, to emerge and reunite the country again.
“Bukola Saraki is that young breed with a wealth of experience at every cadre of governance to restore Nigeria to where we belong. We do not need an old man as president who will be travelling every moment for treatment and spending the country’s resources abroad.”
Hagher called on other zones in the country to support the region to produce the next president and support Bukola Saraki to emerge in 2023, adding that he can take the nation to greater heights.
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