- Major stakeholders of the ruling party have reacted angrily to the recently released list of the campaign council
- While some of the members of the APC are still unhappy over the conduct and result of the party's convention, all is not well within the party over the new campaign list
- Interestingly, party faithful are worried as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and Rotimi Amaechi has kept mum over the latest development in the party as reactions continue to trail the list in the polity
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There is disquiet in the camp of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the composition of the presidential campaign council with governors and other chieftains complaining of exclusion, Daily Trust report.
Sources in the party disclosed on Monday, September 26, in Abuja, that some governors were opposed to the composition of the list on grounds that they were not carried along in the scheme of things and their interests were not protected.
Governors, party faithful unhappy with the APC campaign list
Credible sources confided in the newspaper that many governors as well as some prominent Christians opposed to the Muslim/Muslim presidential ticket were aggrieved because they were not carried along.
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Sequel to the bickering and grievances of some governors, the Director, Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga in a statement on Monday, September 26, appealed to the governors to be calm, stressing that their nominees would be included in the list.
The omission of party bigwigs, such as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Rotimi Amaechi and others, many of whom have been at daggers-drawn with Tinubu or opposed to the party’s contentious Muslim-Muslim ticket is also generating ripples in the polity.
2023 election: APC announces indefinite suspension of campaign, gives reason
The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has announced the indefinite suspension of its campaign kick-off for the 2023 general election.
This was made known on Tuesday, September 27, by Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state who also doubles as the director-general of the APC presidential campaign council.
As gathered by Legit.ng, the decision was made on the premise that the party activities needed some adjustment to the timetable.
Trouble for PDP in Kaduna as Ndigbo endorses Uba Sani's guber ambition
In another development, the Kaduna State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship flagbearer for 2023, Senator Uba Sani has expressed joy over the endorsement of his candidature by the Igbo Community in the state.
The development followed the lawmaker's courtesy visit to the Grand Patron of the Igbo Community, Ozo Chief Francis Naegbuna, Ozo Ndigbo and representatives of the Ogbo Community, headed by President-General - Chief Francis Ani.
The lawmaker, in a statement on Monday, September 26, noted that the Igbo community has also expressed their readiness to "mobilize extensively to ensure it comes to fruition."
2023: Crisis in APC over campaign list as Tinubu’s Support Group issues strong statement
Amid the criticisms trailing the just released Presidential Campaign Council list of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's support group has expressed displeasure over the list.
The APC Supporters Network Nigeria, one of the registered support groups within the party, stated that the list was short of the expectations of the party faithful.
The group, however, noted that it is a recipe for failure if the list stands.