- APC has disclosed that it is strengthening its base in the southeast region of the country
- Ogbonnaya Onu, a leader of the party in the zone said the goal is to make sure the party wins political offices in the region
- Onu stated that the party has the resources to achieve its goal in the region
The All Progressives Congress (APC) is already strategising ahead of the 2023 general elections to ensure that all the five states in the southeast region are governed by members of the party.
Ogbonnaya Onu, the minister of science and technology, made the disclosure on Monday, November 16, after a closed-door meeting with party leaders from the zone, Vanguard reported.
“We have representation from all the five states of the South-East and all our top leaders, ministers, governors, members of the National Assembly, indeed all the leaders of the South-East.
“We have one governor now. We are working so that by 2023 we will be able to have five governors who are of APC in the South-East.”
Onu disclosed that the party is working hard to make sure that it wins the coming by-election in Enugu and the Senate seat in Imo.
The party chieftain said:
“We want to show that the APC is strong in the South-East and that we have the men, the women, to ensure that APC occupies it rightful place in the South-East of Nigeria."
In another news, Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, has urged all political zones in the country not to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 general elections.
PM News reported that the ex-vice president's message was targeted at members of the party in the southeast.
Legit.ng gathered there were reports that members of the party in the southeast are set to dump the PDP for the ruling APC over the refusal of the party to zone its 2023 presidential ticket to the region.
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