With the elections fast approaching and several declarations of intentions from different quarters with the most recent being the Vice-president’s, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, a University of Ibadan student has also declared his intentions to run for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Aweda Bolaji, popularly known as Oloye Taliban, a student of the faculty of Veterinary Medicine made his intentions known to contest for the office of the president on Twitter on Monday, April 12.
In his declaration tweet, Aweda Tweeted “I Aweda Bolaji Damilola, with utmost humility formally declaring my intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“It is time to take back our future and take Nigeria where she ought to be.
Support, canvass and vote for #Aweda4President.”
Aweda as he is fondly called was once the PRO of Lord Tedder Hall and a very recognised individual in the political sphere of the University of Ibadan Students’ Union. He is a renowned public speaker and has represented Lord Tedder Hall at the prestigious Jaw War public speaking event, the largest in sub-Sahara Africa
His declaration may be as funny as it is most unexpected by his followers, however, his tweet has drawn several reactions. @Symplyniyo quoted the tweet, retweeting “Aweda for President” @OyebanjiOre tweeted “Aweda is about to take overrrrrrr” @Shantel_xo_ also tweeted “Vote Oloye He no dey disappoint“
Check out his declaration tweet here