- The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress is working to resolve the crisis rocking the party in Enugu state
- Part of the efforts to resolve the differences among warring members is to engage them in the campaign of the party's flagbearer and his vice, Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima's movement for 2023
- Meanwhile, the Tinubu/Shettima Independent Campaign Group has taken steps to give the Enugu state task to a former governor of Enugu State, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani and Sullivan Chime
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Tinubu/Shettima Independent Campaign Group, Enugu chapter, has vowed to unite the warring members of All Progressives Congress, APC, Enugu Chapter, for its presidential candidate, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, and other candidates.
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The Coordinator of the campaign group in Enugu State, Dr. Ben Nwoye, made this disclosure to newsmen, after the group’s inaugural meeting, in Enugu, on Wednesday, August 10.
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According to Nwoye, “a former president of the Senate, Senator Ken Nnamani, and former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime; Mr. Osita Okechumwu, Senator Ayogu Eze, among other stakeholders, would lead the campaigns for Senator Bola Tinubu and other candidates of the party in Enugu State.
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“The campaign group had resolved to contact the leaders, including the Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu; the 2019 governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Ayogu Eze, and all the leaders who were pushed away by the party leadership in the state.
“We have resolved to unite the party in Enugu State and also contact our leaders and enjoin them to join hands in getting votes for the presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu and his deputy, Shettima and other APC candidates.”
2023: Nana Akufo-Addo denies writing any letter to Tinubu
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana has denied writing any letter to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria.
Akufo-Addo was reacting to a viral social media post claiming that he wrote a letter to Tinubu asking him to step down for the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi.
My attention has been drawn to a disturbing post making the rounds on social media, where it is alleged I have written to the 2023 presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to 'give Peter Obi a chance and seek treatment for his health.'
2023: FCI to partner with other agencies to combat fake news
In another development, FactCheck Initiative (FCI) has created a team for a cause that will involve partnering with the government and other agencies in other to have free, fair, and peaceful elections in Nigeria, void of any form of violence in 2023.
The main aim of this cause will be to spot, examine and respond to the impact caused by any misleading information ahead of the upcoming 2023 general elections in Nigeria.
Adeoye Temitope, country director, FactCheck Initiative, says stopping fake news and misinformation is the inspiration behind the project.