APC, Chieftain and former Oyo State Governor, Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala, has quashed speculation that former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan could become the APC Presidential Candidate in 2023, if he joined the APC.
Alao-Akala who is, the Chairman, Oyo State APC Elders Advisory Council made this statement during an interview on Agidigbo 88.5 FM in Ibadan, Oyo State.
He aaid that a lot of strong Party leaders are presently on the queue for the 2023 Presidential ticket and that becoming the APC 2023 Presidential Candidate is a figment of imagination of some people.
He said “I am not saying Jonathan can’t join APC but he can’t be President under APC in 2023. I’m not saying Jonathan can’t be president but it can never be under APC in 2023 because some people are on the queue already.”
Alao-Akala added that the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, is capable of being the President as well as APC National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
“The wish of the party is my command and the party has not decided yet, I’m not recommending or supporting anybody for now, until the party decides,” he added.