- A chieftain of the APC and former SGF, Babachir Lawal, has disclosed that Bola Tinubu, the ruling party presidential candidate, will not win the 2023 presidential election
- Babachir Lawal disclosed that he and others supported Bola Tinubu during the APC presidential primary election while he hid his intention to go for the same faith ticket from them
- Lawal added that he and others have negotiated with the PDP and they have reached an agreement while disclosing that they are supporting PDP for the 2023 election
Babachir Lawal, a former secretary to the government of the federation and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the ruling party will not win the 2023 presidential election because of its Muslim-Muslim ticket.
The former SGF disclosed that he and others supported Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate, during the ruling party's primary, but they late know that he was hiding his choice of running mate from them, Sahara Reporters said.
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The APC stalwart also revealed that he and others have negotiated with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and have agreed to support the opposition presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa.
In an interview with the BBC, Lawal stressed that he was no longer a supporter of Tinubu and that the APC would not win the 2023 presidential election.
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“I am not for Bola Tinubu now. I am not for a Muslim-Muslim ticket."
He further revealed the agreement he had with the PDP and he said:
“PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) discussed with us and they agreed to do what we want if we support them and we agreed to support them.”
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Recall that Lawal and Yakubu Dogara, the former speaker of the house of representatives, are two APC stalwarts who have been at the forefront of the campaign against Bola Tinubu since he announced a same-faith running mate.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that CAN has hosted Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the APC, at an interactive session to make him understand the plight of Nigerian Christians.
The body of Christ then presented seven demands before the presidential hopeful should in case he wins the 2023 presidential election.
However, the former Lagos state governor might not be able to achieve two of the seven demands while two others already existed in the Nigerian constitution.