2023 Elections: APC Finally Releases Date, Venue for Presidential Campaign Flag Off

2023 Elections: APC Finally Releases Date, Venue for Presidential Campaign Flag Off

  • The All Progressives Congress (APC) is finally to flag off its presidential campaign for the 2023 general election
  • A timetable and schedule of activities by the ruling party indicates that the camapin flag off will hold in Jos, Plateau state, on Tuesday, November 15
  • On February 8, 2023, the APC will also hold a rally and musical concert in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja

FCT, Abuja - The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is reportedly set to flag off its presidential campaign rally in Jos, Plateau state, on Tuesday, November 15.

The party had made several attempts to flag off its campaigns in the recent past.

However, the internal crisis regarding the composition of its Presidential Campaign Council PCC led to several postponements.

2023 Election/APC Presidential Campaign Flag Off/Jos, Plateau State
The APC's presidential campaign flag off will hold in Jos, Plateau state on Tuesday, November 15. Photo credit: Kashim Shettima
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A statement sent to Legit.ng by the director, media and publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, revealed that the campaign was kicked off on Tuesday 1 November, with the Town Hall meeting in Lagos between Asíwájú Bola Ahmed Tinubu and business leaders in Lagos.

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He added that more of such town hall meetings will take place before the mega rally in Kano on 11 February 2023.

The statement read:

"The Kano rally will draw the curtains on the campaign, as the party shifts into election planning mode.
"Other highlights of the campaign are rallies in Imo on Monday 21 November, Kwara on 22 Nov, Adamawa on 24 Nov, Ogun on 26 Nov, Enugu on 26 Nov, and Sokoto on 30 November.
"In between the rallies are scheduled five town hall meetings, one of which will be with Interfaith groups in Abuja on 9 November."

Onanuga further stated that the other town hall meetings will be between the candidate and various business and agricultural groups.

He added:

"The campaign council implores party structures, party chieftains and members across the country to continue to mobilise support for the party and presidential candidate and his running mate to ensure APC wins the presidential and other down-ballot elections."

APC working hard to reunite aggrieved members - Morka

Meanwhile, the national publicity secretary of the APC, Felix Morka, on Wednesday, November 2, 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.

Morka made the statement when he appeared on ‘Talk Point’, a popular political programme on Lagos Television on Wednesday afternoon.

Court invalidates APC's primary in Isin/Oke-Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency

In another report, the primary of the APC in the Isin/Oke-Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency in Kwara state has been invalidated.

A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, nullified the primary that produced Raheem Olawuyi as the APC flagbearer for the federal constituency in the 2023 National Assembly election.

Olawuyi is a House of Representatives member seeking re-election to the lower chamber of the national assembly.

Source: Legit.ng

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