- The presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will consult with APC governors over his choice of running mate
- Bayo Onanuga, the spokesperson of the Tinubu Campaign Organization, disclosed this, noting that Tinubu has an agreement with the governors
- The campaign spokesman added that the APC presidential candidate will bring together chieftains of the party to work towards victory
Bayo Onanuga, the spokesperson of the Tinubu Campaign Organization, has said that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has a pact with the APC governors to nominate his running mate.
Daily Trust reported that Onanuga made this known on Wednesday, June 8, while speaking on Trust TV’s Daily Politics.
He added that the issue of the running mate for the APC’s standard-bearer would be collectively resolved.
Onanuga was reported to have said Tinubu promised the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) the slot of the vice president when he met them before the primary elections.
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Asked about how the former Lagos governor will unite the other aspirants and face the opposition PDP, Onanuga said Tinubu has a large heart to forgive even those who betrayed him.
He added that the APC presidential candidate will bring together chieftains to work towards the common goal of the party’s victory.
"Compromised" NNPC Twitter handle predicts Tinubu's running mate
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the official Twitter handle of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) on Wednesday, June 8, posted a message on who Tinubu will pick as his running mate.
Shortly after Tinubu was declared winner, a Twitter user, @Ssaasquatch, posted on how difficult it may be for Tinubu to select a vice-presidential candidate. Responding to the Twitter user, the NNPC official handle posted:
“He will run with a Muslim VP.”
Why Muslim-Muslim ticket doesn’t matter with Tinubu as APC presidential candidate - Jibrin
Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls that the former Director-General of the Tinubu Support Group, Abdulmumin Jibrin, said a Muslim-Muslim ticket does not matter with Tinubu as the presidential candidate of the APC.
Jibrin, a former member of the House of Representatives, said Nigerians are more interested in the quality of persons to occupy public offices.
The former lawmaker who has now left the APC stated this during a current affairs programme, on Monday, January 3 in Abuja.