Interest in the ultimate seat at Aso Rock prompts Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Rochas Okorocha on Monday visited former president, Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State to consult the elder statesman ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
The former Imo State Governor, disclosed this via his official Twitter handle @realRochas.
According to Okorocha, the visit was to consult with the elder statesman to move the nation forward.
His tweet reads “I Paid a courtesy visit to Fmr. president Olusegun Obasanjo today at the Obasanjo Library Abeokuta, Ogun State. We must consult our elder statesmen from time to time to move the nation forward”
Okorocha, who has attempted to become Nigeria’s president at three different occasions has never hidden his presidential ambition.
Recall that Okorocha last week Thursday, told a group of youth under the umbrella of ‘Forward with Anayo Rochas Okorocha (FOWARO 2023) who visited him in Abuja that come 2023 he will become the president of Nigeria.
“I have contested for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria three times.
“The first time, l ran when l was very young; 20 years ago, and l ran on the platform of ANPP. Later, l ran on the platform of the PDP where l came second and the last one was APC in 2014.
“So, l have been in the business of running for this office. This time, it will be the fourth attempt. I am hoping to be the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Every time l started, l got stopped at the primary level, but this time around when l do run, l must win the race,” he said.