Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday, has told the Christian clerics under the auspice of the Pentecostal Bishops Forum of Northern Nigeria, about his intention
He disclosed that his intentions surpasses Muslim-Muslim yearning as foreseen by Nigerians noting that bringing prosperity and peace to the country is a key of his plan
BAT further maintained that his running, Kashim Shettima was not a threat to the Christian community.
He said that his decision was based on competence and not religious considerations, adding that only competence can resolve the political and socio-economic challenges bedevilling the nation.
“How will Nigeria develop? How do we banish hunger? How do we improve the insecurity, eliminate killing one another, and shedding the blood of innocent citizens? That is what we must take to the office and not our religion.
“My intention is clear, not religiosity. My intention is to develop this country, to bring prosperity to our country, and I have better qualifications, track records, exposure, and vision than any of my mates.
“When the shortlisted names came, I looked at the characters on the list, their background and everything and here is somebody (Kassim Shetimma) who is so brilliant, so committed, who, during the crisis in Borno, protected Christians,” he said.