2023: Adamu Speaks on 'Cold War' in APC, Sends Strong Message to Aggrieved Presidential Aspirants

2023: Adamu Speaks on 'Cold War' in APC, Sends Strong Message to Aggrieved Presidential Aspirants

  • The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress has sent a message to the aggrieved presidential aspirants who lost out in the 2023 race
  • In a statement by its spokesperson, Felix Morka, the APC maintained that the aspirants have the right to complain, noting the party is working to reconcile them back into its fold
  • Meanwhile, four months after the APC primaries, some of the aggrieved chieftains have gone silent in the polity even as the party continues its campaign across states in Nigeria

The national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Felix Morka, on Wednesday, November 2nd, disclosed that aspirants who are yet to recover from the loss at the presidential primary have a right to air their grievances.

This is even as he reassured that the leadership of APC is working hard to reunite all aggrieved members and chieftains of the party ahead of the 2023 election.

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2023 general election, APC, Bola Tinubu, Felix Morka, Rotimi Amaechi, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
The leadership of the APC addresses claims of cold war in the party, speaks on the rights of aggrieved presidential aspirants. Photo credit: Buhari Sallau
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Morka made the statement when he appeared on ‘Talk Point’, a popular political programme on Lagos Television on Wednesday afternoon, The Punch reported.

Tinubu had polled 1,271 votes at the last primary to clinch the presidential ticket at stake.

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He defeated former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and 11 other aspirants at the Special National Convention of the party in Abuja.

There is no cold war in APC, Morka maintained

Reacting to the alleged cold war and nonchalant approach of the aggrieved stalwarts to Tinubu’s campaign, Morka, said the party is not resting on its oars in its bid to unite all camps before the 2023 election.

Morka noted further that Tinubu’s sustained consultation with relevant stakeholders is enough proof to justify that they are more than prepared for the 2023 general elections.

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Full list of states Tinubu must win to emerge Nigeria's president in 2023 and his possible chances

With about 177 days to the 2023 presidential election, a report by Thisday newspaper has analysed the chances of the top three candidates: Bola Tinubu of the APC, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP and Peter Obi of the Labour Party.

The report noted that the current standing of the major presidential candidates and their parties, based on public opinion assessment, is still too close to call, even though campaigns are yet to officially begin.

Nevertheless, the report listed states where Tinubu and others must secure 60% and 40% wins to emerge president in 2023.

Tinubu, Atiku or Peter Obi? 4 international analysts predict winner of 2023 presidential election

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, some international data reporting firms have predicted the winner.

The predictions so far indicate a three-horse race as many of the reports focus on three contenders: Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party.

While some predicted a surprise win for Obi, others stated that Tinubu of the ruling party would win the election.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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