2027 Presidency: Benue APC Backs Tinubu's 2nd Term Bid, Gives Reason

2027 Presidency: Benue APC Backs Tinubu's 2nd Term Bid, Gives Reason

  • It looks like a done deal for President Bola Tinubu as the conversation continues for his second term in office
  • The Benue state chapter of the ruling APC has declared support for Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima, noting that "they have laid a good foundation"
  • The party stakeholders, led by Senator Tilley Gyado, maintained that if given another chance in 2027, Tinubu will guide Nigeria to a new life of posterity

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Benue state, Makurdi - The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has endorsed President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for a second term in office ahead of the 2027 general election.

Tinubu, 2027 election, Benue APC
Benue APC urged President Tinubu to contest for presidency in 2027. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Facebook

As reported by The Nigerian Tribune, the party also passed a vote of confidence in the president and Vice President Kashim Shettima.

Read also

Qatar visit: Tinubu under fire for speaking about bribe seeking Nigerian officials, video emerges

Why Tinubu should contest in 2027

The leader of the party stakeholders, Senator Tilley Gyado, said the leadership of Bola Tinubu would guide the nation to a new life of posterity, unity, and dismissive development.

The endorsement was a unanimous decision of the party stakeholders at a meeting held in Makurdi on Sunday, March 3, 2024, The New Telegraph reported.

Prominent elders and leaders of the party from the three state senatorial districts, including present and past National Assembly members, state assembly members, local government, and ward executives, attended the stakeholders' meeting.

Gyado said:

“The Benue APC in a unanimous voice passes a vote of confidence in President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shetimma, SGF, Senator George Akume and the national chairman of APC, Abdullahi Gaduje.

Read also

Adeboye at 82: “Thank God for your wise counsel”, Tinubu celebrates RCCG general overseer

“We proudly endorse and compel President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to run for the presidency in 2027.
“We believe that his leadership will guide our nation to a new life of posterity, unity and development.”

Why Tinubu may lose re-election in 2027

Legit.ng reported earlier that an APC chieftain, Salihu Lukman, made a strong revelation about the chances of the APC in the 2027 election.

Lukman disclosed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was at risk of losing re-election in the 2027 poll.

Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, December 13, he dropped the hint of an impending rebellion among the ranks of the party in no distant time from now.

Source: Legit.ng

Online view pixel