Fresh Air in APC As Amaechi Makes Surprise Appearance At Tinubu's Campaign, Photos Emerge
- Former minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made a sudden appearance at the APC presidential campaign rally in Yola, Adamawa state
- The campaign is also the flag off of the APC governorship campaign in the state, where President Muhammadu Buhari took the lead
- Like President Buhari, this appearance is the first the former Governor of Rivers state will be attending since the ruling party started its presidential campaign
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Yola, Adamawa - Rotimi Amaechi, the former minister of transportation, has made a sudden appearance at the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yola, Adamawa state capital.
There has been a rumour that the former minister and the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, had not been on good terms together since he lost the party's presidential ticket to the former governor of Lagos state.
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The picture of the former minister's appearance was shared by Tinubu Network Organisation on their Twitter page.
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Amaechi has been absent in all the presidential campaign rallies of the party since the commencement of the official campaign in September last year.
The APC in Rivers state has also criticised the move by Tinubu's camp to negotiate with the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, who is a leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Although Tinubu had publicly denied making any deal with Wike and 4 other aggrieved governors of the PDP, there had been several meetings between Wike and Tinubu's camps, publicly and privately.
On the other hand, Amaechi had been reported to be having a secret meeting with Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP and could be planning to join the opposition as well.
Amaechi has also denied nursing the plan to leave the ruling party for the opposition.
Fear grips PDP as Buhari storms Atiku's strongest hold, makes powerful permutation for APC
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, to flag off the APC governorship campaign and participate in its presidential rally in the state.
The president's visit to the state has sent some jittery messages to the PDP as the state in considered the stronghold of Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate.
Aishatu Binani, the APC governorship candidate in the state is also the only female guber hopeful from a major political party in the 2023 poll.