Dele Momodu Declares To Contest 2023 Presidency Ambition in Hometown


By John Ugo

Thousands of party chieftains and faithful of the All Progressives Congress (APC) converged on Ihevbe town in Owan East local government area of the state as Chief Dele Momodu, declared his presidential ambition in his home town.

Momodu said that he remains the most qualified among those aspiring to take over from President Buhari.

Momodu who was received by a large crowd of Ihevbe people, said he has had years of close interaction with governors, ministers, senators and Presidents and has been on the conviction that he would be President one day.

He therefore challenged whoever has a better credential than him to come out and present it.

He said, “For long I have been interacting with Presidents, Ministers, Governors because I know that one day, I will be President.”

“All I want to be is President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Today is a day to say it finally before my people. Anybody who think he is more qualified than me should come out and say so.”

The prominent journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, went down memory lane recalled that his homecoming is 49 years after he lost his dad.

He promised that his coming into politics is majorly to serve the people and change the narrative of the average Nigerian as far as deliverables are concerned.

The former Senator, representing Edo North senatorial district, Senator Yisa Braimah, told newsmen that the presidential hopeful is the locality’s best choice for Aso Rock in 2023.

Braimah said “This is a glorious entry. The whole of Ihievbe community has turned out en-masse to receive their illustrious son. A man who has achieved so much in the media.

“Dele Momodu has declared his intentions to run for presidency. We love his home coming and we have resolved to send him forth to rescue Nigeria for us.”

Welcoming Chief Momodu, the traditional head of Ugba village in Ihievbe community, Pa. Rufus Aigbevbole described Dele Momodu as a son in whom they are well pleased.

He said: “It is a thing of joy, and something that will always remain in our memory for long to have you in our midst today, particularly when I am still alive as the village Head of your immediate community of Ugba.

“I will now have message of hope to deliver to your loving father (Oboh Momodu) and others when I eventually pass on to the great beyond to meet them there someday.”


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