Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has said National Leader of the All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is not bothered about the number of aspirants contesting for the party’s presidential ticket with him.
Speaking after submitting Tinubu’s nomination and expression of interest forms on Wednesday, Lawal said even if there are one million aspirants, the former Lagos State governor will carry the day.
“We are 100 per cent prepared. We believe that even if there are one million contestants on the platform of this party, we will carry the majority of the delegates at the convention. So, the more the merrier, they are all welcome.
“He is a democrat, every politician should not be afraid of election because the probability are two; either you win or lose.
“So, if we don’t win at the convention, we will go back home, leak our wounds and prepare to support the winner if he wins in a free and fair manner.
“There are no challenges. We are politicians, we have been in this game for many years, whatever challenges there are, we have already converted them into opportunities,” Lawal said
“We feel elated that today, we’ve come to submit the winning form and we have complied with one of the major requirements of the party for contesting for presidency on the platform of APC.
“We’ve done all that is required we’ve submitted all the required documents as you can see.
“We have received our acknowledgement copy and we’re confident that victory will be ours come May 30th during the convention,” he added.