Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),has admitted that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has done well in his first few weeks in office.
Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olabode George has given his verdict on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s first few weeks in office. According to him, the President has done well.
While asserting that the early days of Tinubu as the Nigerian leader are not perfect, in an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today, he said that his moves, so far, were reasonably better than his time as Governor of Lagos State.
Acknowledging that there’s still room for improvement, George also shared that Tinubu’s early moves have been an upgrade from his time as Governor of Lagos State.
The PDP chieftain however called Tinubu a power broker, adding that he is not the President’s opponent.
Further in his interview, George referred to Tinubu as a power broker and emphasized that he is not the President’s opponent.
He furthered that the President must manage the people and the country’s resources well.
“The major difference between Bola and I is his methodology, his managerial style, is unlike me.
“I have a background in the military and I am a logistician in the military. You don’t carry your men to war without adequately doing your serious planning, intelligence gathering.”
The PDP chieftain also shared his expertise on management, revealing that the difference between him and Tinubu is based on their methodologies and managerial styles. Drawing from his military background, he explained that adequate planning, intelligence gathering, and execution are vital in leadership.
Giving an assessment of the Tinubu’s administration in the last three weeks, George said, “It is not a 100-metre race. He (Tinubu) is to manage his people and to manage the resources of this country for the betterment of this country. He is just starting off.
“It’s not perfect but reasonable. At least, it is better than what we had known before when he was in Lagos. May be he was much younger at that time and no experience but now, Lagos is not Abuja.”
Assessing Tinubu’s administration in the last three weeks, George expressed that it is still a work in progress. However, he noted that the President is managing both the people and the country’s resources well, considering that it is not an easy task. He also attested that the present administration is an improvement from Tinubu’s time as Governor of Lagos State.
In conclusion, it seems like President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has hit the ground running with his new administration, albeit with a few hiccups. And with the likes of Olabode George keeping a watchful eye, it’s safe to say that the President will be held accountable for his actions.