The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Saturday declared his ambition to become Nigeria’s President in 2023.
Mr Amaechi made the declaration at an ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) event in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He said, “I am contesting for office because I believe that it is my moral duty to give what I can in the service of my country.”
Mr Amaechi said he has served at every level of government local, state, and federal. Also as a political appointee and an elected official. A former Governor of Rivers State, two-time Speaker of the State House of Assembly.
“I pledge my heart, mind and soul to the task of building a Nigeria in which every child can go to school, every young person can find work or support to start a business, every citizen can travel safely around the country and sleep at night knowing that law and order prevail and every Nigerian feels included, heard, and respected.”
“I stand before you today to declare my intention and submit my application to serve as your next President”, he announced.