- The leadership of the ruling party has said there were no plans to remove its national chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu
- The national publicity secretary of the APC, Barrister Felix Morka, in a statement, said the alleged plots were opposition party media-sponsored campaigns
- Morka, however, noted that there are no issues in the APC, noting the members are keen on working together with Adamu with the sole aim of winning the election in 2023
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that there is no plan to remove Abdullahi Adamu as its national chairman, The Cable reports.
Nigeria's ruling party made this disclosure in reaction to reports that there is a plot to oust Adamu.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, August 17, Felix Morka, spokesman of the APC, said reports of the purported plan are sponsored by the opposition party.
APC reacts to plot to oust Adamu, tells PDP what to do
Morka said the opposition is “unnerved by the remarkable achievements of Senator Adamu since assuming office as the national chairman”, Channels TV added.
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The APC spokesman said:
“Our party and leaders are currently focused on the important task of building a strong and vibrant electoral campaign ahead, and will not be distracted by boring chirps of idle speculators.”
The APC however urged the PDP to channel its energy on the right things like fixing its internal crisis and focusing on winning in the forthcoming general election.
Tinubu sends fresh message to Obasanjo after visiting ex-president in Abeokuta
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, has expressed gratitude to former President Olusegun Obasanjo after visiting him in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
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The APC presidential flag bearer also thanked the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, and the state's people for hosting him.
Tinubu expressed his appreciation in a post on his verified Facebook page on Wednesday, August 17.
2023 presidency: Bola Tinubu "secures" 1.5 million electoral votes in advance
In another report, the Arewa Community in Lagos state has committed 1.5 million electoral votes to the standard bearer of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Their support for Tinubu was made known during the inauguration of Alhaji Sa’adu Gulma as the new chairman of the Arewa Community in Lagos state.
Speaking at the inauguration, the new chairman, Sa’adu said his tenure as chairman will spring forth collaborations that will be beneficial to the entire Arewa community in Lagos state.