There was a mild drama on Monday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital at as stakeholders’ meeting of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) when a man, believed to be a lunatic, rose from the audience seat to declare his intention to run for the presidency of the country, in the 2015 general elections.
The self acclaimed presidential aspirant, Tajudeen Diamonds, declared his ambition during the question and answer session after Governor Ibikunle Amosun and other party stalwarts had addressed the mammoth crowd on the modalities of the party’s membership registration due to commence across the country yesterday, throwing the venue into confusion.
The stakeholders’ meeting, which took place at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, was put together to sensitize prospective members of the party on modalities and guidelines of the party’ membership registration.
Although, Tajudeen was neatly dressed, his answers to questions pointed to the fact that he could be suffering from mental degradation, as his reactions caused steers at the venue of the meeting.
Diamonds who was stylishly eased out of the podium, rolled out his 19-point agenda which included 18 hours of power supply nationwide, the establishment of 36 Federal Universities of Agriculture spread across all the 36 states of the federation.
His other plans included the creation of 300,000 jobs for each state, camera on every street across Nigeria, more barracks, several National Film Institutes, N16,000 monthly salary for youth between the ages of 18 and 25 as well as the construction of six refineries.
Diamonds also made a case for a tenure of five years for political office holders and stated that he would fix minimum wage at N25,000.
The meeting which was presided over by the State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun was attended by the State Registration Committee members, leaders of the party from all the 20 local government areas in the state as well as five members of the party from all the 236 wards in the State.
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