- Some governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and other party leaders met with Tinubu and his running mate, Shettima, in Lagos on Monday, August 1
- Among the governors in attendance were Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state, Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state, and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state
- In a Facebook post in the early hours of Tuesday, August 2, Shettima revealed why the meeting was convened
Lagos, Nigeria - Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the general elections of 2023, met with some governors from the party at his residence in Lagos on Monday, August 1.
Kassim Shettima, Tinubu’s running mate, was also present during the meeting, according to Channels TV.
Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state, Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state, Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa state, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state were among the APC governors in attendance at the meeting.
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Why we met with APC governors in Lagos - Shettima
Meanwhile, in the early hours of Tuesday, August 2, the APC vice presidential candidate and former governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, explained the purpose of the meeting.
"My principal, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and I met with the Progressive Governors Forum last night in Lagos to finalize the composition of the Presidential campaign council of the All Progressives Congress in preparation for the commencement of campaigns," he said in a Facebook post sighted by Legit.ng on Tuesday.
APC women leader reveals State that will secure majority votes for Tinubu in 2023
In another report, Dr Betta Edu, the national women leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has assured that the party's presidential candidate, Tinubu, would secure the majority of votes in Cross River state in 2023.
Edu made this disclosure when the convener of Omaluegwuoku Progressive Initiative and Igbo Kwenu 4 Asiwaju, Mrs Ginika Tor, visited her in Calabar to drum support for the APC candidate.
Edu assured that the people of the state are already working tirelessly to see to it that Tinubu becomes the president come 2023.