A former presidential spokesperson, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has revealed his intention to contest the 2023 presidential elections if the spate of banditry, kidnapping, and terror attacks across the country persists.
Okupe made this assertion during a media interview on Monday, March 1st.
He condemned the internal war, insecurity, lack of safety, and severe inter-ethnic hatred.
The Peoples Democratic Party chieftain promised to submit a letter of resignation from office dated 30th September 2025, for himself and his vice president to the National Assembly, if he wins the election and fails to improve the security of lives and property of Nigerians.
“I make this declaration with a great and profound sense of responsibility considering the gloom and perplexity that the menace of banditry; as well as kidnapping; and also herdsmen’s terrorism; and Boko Haram terrorism had brought on the country nation while all Nigerians appeared helpless and hopeless.”