2023 Presidential Campaign: ‘It’s a Huge Joke’, APC Strong Man Mocks Atiku, PDP Over Wike’s Absence

2023 Presidential Campaign: ‘It’s a Huge Joke’, APC Strong Man Mocks Atiku, PDP Over Wike’s Absence

  • Earlier, PDP presidential flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar maintained that he and the leadership of the party has moved on, away from the internal crisis
  • Interestingly, Governor Nyesonm Wike seems unbothered as his loyalists shunned Atiku's campaign in Uyo on Monday, October 10
  • In reaction, Festus Keyamo lambasted the opposition party, noting Wike's absence is a warning signal for Nigerians not to ignore in the 2023 elections

Festus Keyamo, on Monday night, October 10, said Nigerians should see the absence of Governor Nyesom Wike and his loyalists at the official launch of PDP’s presidential campaign in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, as a warning signal.

The spokesperson of the Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council maintained that he found the presence of the embattled national chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu, on the podium promising the PDP will change the fortune of the country a 'huge joke'.

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Festus Keyamo blasts Atiku and the leadership of the PDP over Wike's absence at the presidential campaign launch in Uyo. Photo credit: Atiku Abubakar
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Keyamo tackles PDP, Atiku over Wike's absence

The minister of state for labour and employment made the statement in a release issued on Monday night, The Punch reported.

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Keyamo believed the launch of the presidential campaign was a disaster waiting to happen, saying the opposition party had continued to treat the Nigerian public with disdain and disrespect.

He said:

“When you have a flag-off campaign that is shunned by the national vice-chairmen of the South-South, South-West, and five sitting governors out of thirteen, that is a definitive and resounding red-flag that Nigerians should not vote the presidential candidate of the PDP in this coming election."

PDP reacts as court nullifies governorship primaries in strong northern state, discloses next move

Legit.ng earlier reported that the PDP said it has assembled lawyers to look into the decision of a federal high court that nullified the party's governorship primaries in Zamfara.

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The umbrella party said it has accepted the court's judgment, but its lawyers would determine the next action to the taken

Justice Aminu Bappa-Aliyu, in a 109 pages document, nullified the primaries and ordered the PDP to conduct another primary immediately.

2023 election: Fani-Kayode reveals what will happen when APC kick-off campaign

Former minister of aviation and chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC), Femi Fani-Kayode, has hinted at the party's activities ahead of its anticipated presidential campaign kick-off.

Recall that the party recently postponed its campaign kick-off indefinitely following disparities and irregularities in the presidential campaign council list of the party that was greeted with criticism by some of the party stalwarts.

Meanwhile, Fani-Kayode, in a social media post sighted by Legit. ng on Thursday, October 6, revealed that when the campaign kicked off properly, "water will find its level."

Source: Legit.ng

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