By Domingo Isuwa Abuja
As political activities in Nigeria gravitate towards the 2023 general election, a pro-Tinubu support group,’ Tinubu/Shettima Network (TSN) 2023, inaugurated its national, state and zone officers for election monitoring, education, sensitization and awareness in the federal government. Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Speaking at the inauguration yesterday, TSN National Chairman Dr. Kailani Muhammed said his aim is to ensure Tinubu’s success in the elections.
“We are here to market Tinubu/Shettima tickets to Nigerians because of their track records,” Muhammed said.
He explained that the TSN is a revival of the Voter’s Guard and Awareness group, which between 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 ensured the success of President Muhammadu Buhari with nearly 12 million votes.
“We are assuring this gathering and Nigerians in general that we are strategically positioned for a vibrant result-oriented outcome, more than we recorded in 2015 and 2019. By the special grace of Almighty God, our efforts will not be in vain.
“We will do our best and make sure everyone is ready to record electoral success and ensure that Senator Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima are sworn in as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Armed Forces and Vice President. President respectively come 2023.
“We know that all the presidential candidates running for the office of president have credibility, but Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has more credibility than all of them. We want them to resign and support his candidacy,” Muhammed said as he supported the same-faith ticket.
While speaking about the same faith’s candidacy, Muhammed explained that by choosing Kashim Shettima as his running mate, it is obvious that the 2023 presidential election is already a success story.
“In politics, to win an election, you have to be strategic. That is why the Tinubu/Shettima combination is a sure win and a clear path to Aso Rock,” said Muhammed.
According to him, if Nigeria becomes polarized along religious lines, the country will continue to have bad leadership.
“That explains why the election of the president of Nigeria should not be based on religious lines.
“Therefore, it is our urging to past Nigerian leaders to support this noble cause so that together we can move towards a true nation and the socio-political and economic development of our country.”