The former lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye on Monday said the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu is a baby weight compared to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar.
He further stated that Tinubu is lesser than the former Vice President in all ramifications, politically, medically, mentally, socially even religiously.
Melaye stated this while speaking during an interview on Channels TV on Monday.
According to the former lawmaker, in terms of political experience, you can not compare Tinubu with Atiku.
He added that you have to be mentally and physically fit to rule Nigeria.
Melaye in his statement said, “For us in the PDP, we have advised Atiku to please put together his acceptance speech because he is the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Bola Tinubu with his inordinate ambitions, campaigns and formation is no match in any way. Bola Tinubu is a baby weight compared to Atiku Abubakar. In all ramifications, politically, medically, mentally, socially even religiously.
“Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar in terms of political popularity, are not on the same page. How can Tinubu be bigger than Atiku? How can a Volkswagen be bigger than a 9/11? In terms of political experience, you cannot put Tinubu and Atiku on the same page. Atiku stepped down for MKO Abiola … Atiku Abubakar by being the VP of this country at the time have a political edge in terms of experience more than Bola Tinubu.
“In terms of connections, political power, in terms of knowing and understanding this country, including the problems of this country, you cannot put them on the same page. govern Nigeria,
“To govern Nigeria, you have to be mentally and physically fit, it is a constitutional requirement, you can’t have an incapacitated president.”