- A coalition of youths in the southeast and south-south region have endorsed the presidential ambition of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu
- The groups referred to the past record of the former Lagos state governor, adding that it surpassed that of other presidential candidates
- The youths vowed to mobilised for the realisation of Tinubu's victory in the 2023 presidential race
A coalition of youth groups in the Southeast and Southsouth have endorsed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The groups under the umbrella of Southsouth, Southeast Coalition for Tinubu (SSET), said Tinubu is better than others for the 2023 presidency because of his record in public office, The Nation reported.
The youths, therefore, vowed to work towards the emergence of the ex-governor of Lagos state as President of Nigeria.
The SSET said this in Port Harcourt, Asaba, and Calabar through the coalition deputy youth leaders, Mark Mark, Nnamdi Ofonye, Victor Sorokwu and Akiba Akpeyong.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that a group of youths in the southeast have endorsed the presidential and vice-presidential candidates of the APC, Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima.
Speaking under the umbrella of the Conference of South East Progressive Youth (SCEPY), they expressed confidence in getting a better dividend of democracy under Tinubu/Shettima.
The youths said their decision to support Tinubu/Shettima Ticket was a result of their desire for competent over sentiment.
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