‘Seun Ibukun-Oni, Abuja

Daily Courier – Fiery preacher and overseeing pastoy of The Citadel Nation Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday, declared for the 2023 presidency and promised to raise the country’s GDP to $1.5 trillion if elected.

Bakare, who announced his entry into the race on Monday at the Yar’adua Centre in Abuja, said he would run on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Bakare said, “I’m formally announcing that I’m running for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“We will rebuild Nigeria’s economy around six competitive geo-economic zones, triple Nigeria’s GDP to $1.5trn by 2030 and industrialise Nigeria around the hub-and-spoke model of industrialisation.”

He said his administration would dwell on four mandates of peace, progress, prosperity and possibilities while tackling the intractable challenges bedevilling the nation and give all Nigerians a sense of belonging.

Bakare is the 27th aspirant of the APC to pick the 100 million naira expression of interest and nomination presidential forms a day to the closing of sales of forms.