- The 2023 presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not go without some argument at the venue of the event
- The ex-minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi had it heated with some party agents who were at the Eagle Square in Abuja for the primary
- With the argument between the minister and the agents, a crowd was seen gathered a the corner of the arena after which the former minister walked away
One of Nigeria's former ministers for transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Wednesday, June 8, was engaged in a heated argument at the Eagle Square in Abuja, the venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election.
Daily Trust reports that Amaechi who is also a 2023 presidential hopeful got into an argument with some political party agents at the event arena.
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According to the report, the minister was seen and heard raising his voice over an issue while speaking with the agents.
While the root cause of the argument is not known, a crowd gathered to watch and eavesdrop on the minister's argument with the agents.
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Upon noticing the crowd that seem to be building, Amaechi walked away from the scene while some of his supporters for his presidential ambition formed a circle around the agents.
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He also confirmed that the northern governors within the APC have led all the aspirants by example by proposing to members of the party and delegates that the next president of Nigeria should come from the southern part of Nigeria.
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“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. Let them tey and vote right for the brighter future of our children."