- The presidential campaign council of the APC will not be inaugurated as planned by the party
- In a recent statement issued by the APC, the party will instead hold a peace walk and a special prayer
- Meanwhile, the inauguration until Wednesday, 28 September, the same day as the commencement of rally
It was gathered that all members of the PCC were meant to be officially unveiled and inaugurated on Monday, September 26 but have been postponed until Wednesday, September 28.
As gathered by Legit.ng, the announcement for the postponement was made known via a statement by Bayo Onanuga, the PCC director of media and publicity.
“The APC Presidential Campaign Council wishes to inform all members nominated to serve in the various directorates to report at the campaign headquarters on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at 8 a.m.
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“Nominated members are expected to participate in the special prayer sessions marking the commencement of the 2023 presidential election campaigns,” Onanuga said.
APC to hold peace wall, says Onanuga
He said that there would be a peace walk immediately after the prayers, adding that all nominees would be issued their letters of appointment on the same day.
He congratulated members of the campaign council, saying it was a call to serve the party with total commitment and sacrifice.
“We know this is a call to serve our great party that will demand total commitment and sacrifice from all of us.
“It is the council’s strong belief that all members will work hard to deliver a resounding victory for our great party in the 2023 presidential election.
“We also want to use this medium to express our profound gratitude to all support groups registered with the campaign council.
“We are aware you have been working assiduously to promote our candidates and the party across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)."
He said that the APC and the candidates acknowledged their hard work and great financial and human resources that had been voluntarily expended.
Onanuga urged the support groups to continue their good work, adding that the PCC would work with the support groups as it moved along into the campaign season.
He encouraged other groups yet to formally register with the PCC to do so immediately for proper harmonisation.
2023: Tinubu will handle Nigeria’s problems, says Osun lawmaker
In another development, supporters of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu insist he will take Nigeria out of the woods if he is elected president.
One of such supporter is a member of the House of Representatives in Osun state, Olubukola Oyewo.
The federal lawmaker is of the opinion that the APC presidential candidate has the leadership acumen to deliver.