- Bola Ahmed Tinubu has secured the full support of the APC Senate caucus in his 2023 presidential ambition
- The former Lagos governor was promised the strong backing of APC federal lawmakers on Wednesday, March 16
- Senate President Ahmad Lawan told the presidential aspirant also wished Tinubu well in his endeavour
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate Caucus has pledged full support to Bola Ahmed Tinubu's presidential ambition.
This was in response to Tinubu's call for support when he had a meeting with members of the red chambers who belong to the ruling party.
“Your Excellency, once again, all of us wish you well, wish you the best of luck, wish you success in this and in the affair of fighting for APC, to continue to be the ruling party in Nigeria, and justifiably so, Your Excellency, we are with you.”
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Presidential aspirant Tinubu to meet APC senators in Abuja
Earlier, Tinubu held a meeting with senators of the ruling party.
This was made known in a statement made available to Legit.ng and signed by the spokesperson to the senate president, Ezrel Tabiowo.
According to the statement, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan made the announcement at the start of the plenary on Wednesday, March 16.
“There will be APC Senate caucus meeting with His Excellency, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu today, March 16, 2022.”
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According to the statement, the caucus meeting will happen later today at the senate president’s conference room in Abuja.
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