Jide Kosoko defends support for Tinubu amid criticism

Jide Kosoko

Veteran actor Jide Kosoko has defended his support for APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu amid the criticism.

The 68-year-old and his colleagues including Yinka Quadri, Adebayo Salami, Taiwo Hassan, Faithia Williams, Eniola Ajao, Foluke Daramola, Femi Adebayo and Madam Saje posted a video on Instagram on Tuesday, campaigning for Tinubu.

The video was received with mixed reactions from fans, who expressed their displeasure over their support for Tinubu, while others joined in supporting them.

Defending his actions in an Instagram post, Jide Kosoko explained why he believes Tinubu deserves to be the next president of Nigeria.

He wrote: “I stand with Tinubu. I have witnessed his achievement as a Genuine Leader over the years, his support for humanity and the creative industry in particular.

“I am convinced he is a lover of old and new, especially the youth, considering the number he has raised politically, the majority of who are doing well as leaders today. Meaning he believes so much in youth as leaders of tomorrow as in today. Please give him the opportunity to complete transferring the technical know-how on his God-choosing assignment. ignore hate speeches by opponents and enemies. HONESTLY, WE NEED HIM. Let it not be another best president we would not have. Arise larika, arika baba iregun.”