2023 Presidency: Influential Southwest Senator Begins Voters' Mobilisation for Bola Tinubu
- Supporters of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun in Ogun state have been urged to join forces to ensure Bola Tinubu wins the 2023 presidential election
- The call was made by Amosun during a meeting at the Ake Palace Ground in Abeokuta on Thursday, June 16
- The former governor said his satisfaction would be full should the southwestern part of the country secure the presidential seat
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The lawmaker representing Ogun central senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun, has announced his plan to mobilise voters for the 2023 presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.
Leadership reports that Amosun made this announcement while briefing some members of his constituents on Thursday, June 16, on why he withdrew his ambition to contest the presidency for Tinubu.
The former governor of Ogun state called on members of his constituents to throw their weight behind him and support him with their votes as he walks side-by-side with Tinubu.
Speaking at the palace of the Ake Palace Ground in Abeokuta after a meeting with the Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the lawmaker confirmed that he has always prioritised the interest of the southwestern part of Nigeria.
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Amosun believes it is time for southwest to take over the presidential seat
He added that his major aim has always been for the region to take over the presidency after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
Amosun said that it is for this reason he had to step down his aspiration for the national leader of the party, Tinubu.
He said Tinubu was the best of all the aspirants from the southern part of Nigeria vying for the party’s presidential ticket.
CNPP condemns APC's plot to upturn party primary in Abia, urges INEC to stick to its rules
The All Progressives Congress in Abia state had been cautioned against working against the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022, as amended.
The warning was handed to the party by the leadership of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP).
According to CNPP, the move to upturn the candidacy of Uche Ogah as the party's governorship candidate in the state is unconstitutional.
Tinubu’s running mate: APC group endorses Niger governor, Sani Bello
The APC has a few hours to make a decision on who flies a joint ticket with its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.
There have been divergent opinions on the personality to be considered as a vice-presidential candidate in the last few days.
A group called on the party and Tinubu to choose Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, saying he is the perfect fit for the position.