Former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu is quietly preparing to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, reports say.
Tinubu has reportedly acquired a property not far away from the Philippines Embassy in Abuja.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain is reported to have secured the facility for a period of two years at N15 million per annum.
Tinubu’s presidential campaign headquarters, according to PeoplesGazzette, will operate from the 2700-square-metre property which used to house Eagle Heights International School.
Insiders were reported to have said the campaign could relocate if the need arises.
Tinubu continues to deny any presidential ambition but insiders told The Realm News the former governor, in 2019, informed close allies he would seek the highest office in Nigeria come 2023.
Such ambition could put the former governor on a collision course with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who, according to reports, would also like to succeed his boss by next election cycle.
Ekiti governor Kayode Fayemi and the minister of works Babatunde Fashola are also reportedly eyeing the seat as presidential power is expected to return to Nigeria’s South come 2023.