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God Asked Me to Contest — 40-Year-Old Ibadan Cleric Declares Intention to Contest for Presidency Under APC

A 40-year-old Ibadan-based Muslim cleric, Olasupo Afeez Akinola has declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Declaring his intentions in Ibadan on Monday, Olasupo claimed that God directed him to contest.

He added that Nigerians are in abject poverty, necessitating the emergence of a god-fearing leader.

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Meanwhile, with this announcement, the Ibadan Cleric will be gunning for the APC ticket against presidential hopefuls including former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ebonyi Governor Dave Umahi; Senator Rochas Okorocha; Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello and Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi, who have also declared their intentions.

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