APC Presidential Primary: Bakare Finally Reveals Why He Sent Bulk SMS to Delegates

APC Presidential Primary: Bakare Finally Reveals Why He Sent Bulk SMS to Delegates

  • Senior Pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, Tunde Bakare, has revealed that he did not believe in seducing delegates with money to secure their votes
  • Bakare was an aspirant in the just concluded APC presidential primary election which took place at Eagle's Square in Abuja
  • The cleric scored zero vote at the special convention of the ruling party, which produced Bola Tinubu as the party's presidential flag bearer in the 2023 elections

Senior Pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, Tunde Bakare, has said he sent SMS to delegates because he did not believe in seducing them with money to secure their votes.

Bakare was a presidential aspirant in the just concluded special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that produced Bola Tinubu as presidential candidate of the ruling party, scored zero vote.

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Tunde Bakare in a photoshoot Source: Pastor Tunde Bakare
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The cleric was not part of the 13 aspirants cleared by the screening committee of the APC to contest the primary, but he said he sold himself to the delegates through bulk SMS.

Bakare revealed this before the convention took off.

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He added that the leadership of the APC did not reach out to him on consensus and stepping down.

The delegates will vote for whoever they choose. We must stop all these financial inducements. If delegates and citizens allow politicians to take advantage of them, they will visit them around elections and rob their treasury for the next four years. We want to bring change into that order.
I did not have any communication from the party and I would not get information from television because “I went to the secretariat and paid my fees. You cleared me. Whether I am disqualified nobody has said that, and nobody has said ‘will you step down?

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I carry grace, favour and God-factor. Give me an opportunity to speak to the delegates and let’s see what will happen. I will be the 16th president, and when that time comes, number 15 must help number 16 because I did a great deal to ensure number 15 is enthroned in this country. I am a man of faith and what I speak is full of faith.”

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