In what seems like a surprise, Barr. Uju Ken Ohanenye, a sole female presidential aspirant of APC, withdrew from the race
Ohanenye said that her decision to queue behind Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was that the country needs the former governor to succeed President Buhari
According to her, she believes in vision and aspiration of Tinubu to turn around Nigeria for better if he wins the 2023 presidential election
The only women presidential aspirant in the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Barr. Uju Ken Ohanenye has stepped down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Legit.ng reports that while speaking at the convention ground on the night of Tuesday, June 7, she described Tinubu as a lifesaver.
“Nigeria needs a mother and that is why I have come. I love you all. I am pleading with all the delegates to know that their votes are life savers. We have our children and nation to think of.
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"Let them tey and vote right for the brighter future of our children. I have decided to step aside for that life saver who is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.”
Former governor of Akwa-Ibom Godswill Akpabio steps down for Bola Tinubu
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Senator Godswill Akpabio, former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, stepped down from the APC presidential primary in favour of Asiwaju Tinubu.
It was reported that the former minister announced this while giving his remarks at the ongoing national convention of the ruling party.
The former minister said though he stepped down for Tinubu, he is also ably qualified to be the president of Nigeria.
Fayemi reveals why he stepped down for Tinubu
Also in a related development, the governor of Ekiti and leading presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi explained why he stepped down for his benefactor, Bola Tinubu.
While making his speech at the Eagles Square, the venue of the party's presidential primary on Tuesday, June 7, Fayemi said that he was prepared to sacrifice his ambition to be president of Nigeria for Tinubu.
He said he was prepared to sacrifice his ambition to be president of Nigeria, saying that as a young man and he still has a lot of time ahead of him.
Fayemi later asked his supporters and delegates starting with the 48 delegates from Ekiti state alone and others from across the country to accord him the respect to offer the support the support they were giving him to "my elder brother, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. I am not doing him a favour but doing a duty of care for Nigeria."