VP Ticket: APC Governors, Ministers Reveal Tinubu’s Possible Candidate After Emergency Meeting

VP Ticket: APC Governors, Ministers Reveal Tinubu’s Possible Candidate After Emergency Meeting

  • Earlier, APC governors and other leaders in the North West region held a crucial meeting over the party's state of affairs and Bola Tinubu's vice-presidential candidate
  • They resolved to present their preferred candidate to Tinubu for consideration, one that would run a joint ticket with the party's flagbearer in next year's general election
  • After the meeting, the stakeholders insisted Tinubu's running mate must emerge from the North West region

Leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and governors from the North-west and ministers from the zone after a meeting on Thursday, June 30, in Abuja, urged the party to choose its vice-presidential candidate for the 2023 election from the region, Premium Times report.

After the meeting attended by the governors, ministers, and other political bigwigs from the region, the region noted it is the biggest voting bloc in the country thus the running mate to the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, should emerge from the region.

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APC Governors, ministers and others want Tinubu to pick his running mate from the North West region. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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In a communique signed by the APC zonal vice-chairman (North-West), Salihu Mohammed Lukman, the leaders insisted the zone must produce Tinubu's running mate, Daily Trust also reported.

Part of the statement reads:

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“The meeting noted the contribution of the North-West to the emergence and growth of the APC and its electoral viability, with the North-West providing about 39% of the votes the APC recorded in the 2019 and 2015 presidential elections.
“Therefore, the zone resolved to aggregate its interests and vital concerns and engage accordingly with the presidential candidate of the party.”

2023 Election: Femi Adebayo, Faithia Williams, Jide Kosoko other top Yoruba stars campaign for Tinubu in video

A group of top Yoruba Nollywood actors recently made headlines on social media after they showed their support for Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to become president during the 2023 general elections.

The All Progressive Congress’ presidential candidate, Tinubu, appears to have won over the top actors, seeing as they campaigned for him in a viral video.

In the trending video clip, these top movie stars declared their support for the controversial politician.

Source: Legit.ng

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