The presidential aspirant of the African Democratic Congress, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has vowed to send the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and his All Progressives Congress counterpart, Bola Tinubu, into permanent retirement.
According to The Punch, Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, said he would defeat the two leading presidential candidates in next the 2023 presidential election.
Moghalu spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the ADC’s presidential primary.
No fewer than 10 aspirants are jostling for 2,100 delegates in the ongoing ADC’s primary in Abeokuta to emerge as the party’s candidate.
Moghalu said, “I am here to offer myself to you not because I am better than anybody here but because I care about the future of our country. I offer myself because God has given me the main recognition to stand side-by-side with Atiku and Tinubu and to send them into retirement.”
He promised to make Nigerians proud if elected the next president.
Moghalu and the founder of Roots Television Nigeria, Dumebi Kachikwu, are front runners in the race for the ADC’s ticket.
Other aspirants include Dr. Mani Ibrahim, Joyce Nsaka, Dr. Chike Okogwu, Dr. Chukwuka Monye, Angela Johnson, Chichi Ojei, Dr. Muhammed Lamido, Bishop Ify-George Oforkansi, Dr. Favour Ayodele, Ebiti Jegede, and others.