- The southwest block of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has described Bola Tinubu as a transformational leader
- They said Tinubu's emergence as the party's flag bearer only explains how relevant he has always been in the political scene
- Meanwhile, the party's southwest branch has vowed to amass a whooping 90% votes for the APC stalwarts at the 2023 presidential polls
The southwest block of the ruling All Progressives Congress has congratulated the party’s flag bearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his victory at the just concluded primary election of the party, The PUNCH reported.
According to a statement issued on Friday, June 10 by the southwest APC, the chairman, Isaac Kekemeke said Tinubu’s victory in the primary election is a testament to his relevance, acceptability, and popularity in Nigeria.
“Without doubt, your election demonstrated an overwhelming support from Nigerians across the geo-political zones which was a clear indication that Nigerians want you as their next president."
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As gathered by Legit.ng, Kekemeke expressed optimism stating that Tinubu’s emergence will foster change and a transformational turnaround for Nigeria.
“We send you our hearty congratulations, and we pray that this will be the beginning of a turnaround for Nigeria in terms of security, economic development, infrastructural upgrading, agric development and housing for the entire population of Nigeria."
Southwest APC promises 90% votes for Tinubu
Also contained in the statement, the southwest block vowed that it will deliver 90% of the southwest electorate to vote for Tinubu.
“The APC in the South-West stands by you in every step you take in the journey to the Presidency, and we like to assure you that we will deliver the votes of the South-West in not less than 90 per cent of total registered voters in the region.
“We appeal to all Nigerians to stand up and be counted in this noble movement to build on the legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari which will put Nigeria in its proper place in the comity of great nations.”
2023: Nigerian singer, Brymo drums support for Tinubu
Elsewhere, Nigerian singer, Brymo is one of the latest celebrities to support a politician ahead of the 2023 election.
Brymo, in a statement, said Bola Ahmed Tinubu was the man with a plan as he revealed he had never met the former governor before.
The singer’s statement has stirred mixed reactions on social media, while some hailed the singer, others have taken to the comment section to drag him.
2023 presidency: Jaywon endorses Osinbajo
Contrastingly, popular Nigerian singer Jaywon trended after he aired his opinion about the favourite candidate ahead of the 2023 Presidential election.
Jaywon in a statement via his Instastory said Vice President Yemi Osinabjo is the only presidential candidate that is worthy to emerge the winner next year.
“The only presidential aspirant worthy right now for me is still Yemi Osinbajo.’