Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has said he wants to partner with God to become the President of Nigeria in 2023 elections.
Udom noted that he doesn’t wants to become the president so as to rescue the country and not to be the vice president as assumed by a some persons.
Udom who is one of the presidential aspirants under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party has been touring the country for consultations.
During a prayer conference held at Banquet Hall, Government House, Uyo, on Sunday, the presidential hopeful stressed that Nigeria needs a visionary leader who is prepared to lead the country without self-aggrandizing.
He further said that he believes Nigeria can come out of its present condition with the right leader who will address its problems in the economy, education and other sectors begging for attention.
“I am not entering the race to be Vice President, I am entering the race so I can partner with God to be the President of Nigeria.
“I think Nigeria has reached a point where God has to intervene, if God does not intervene in 2023 we should forget it.
’’God is looking for a leader this time to partner with in order to rescue and restore this country and if we all fold our arms thinking that I don’t want to be blackmailed, misconstrued or misunderstood, we will continue to be where we are. There must be someone who will tell God here am I send me.
“There must arise someone who is going not for self-aggrandizement not for what he can gain, but for what God can use him to do. I am stepping out to say to God if you need a man to partner because we’ve not recognized that God needs somebody to partner to rescue Nigeria, Lord, here am I send me I am available’’.
He further said that leaders ought to be confident in themselves.
Making reference to total dependence on foreign countries for skills, raw materials and manpower development, he stated that such practices could be reversed if the right leaders are voted into power.