2023 Polls: Dilemma for Tinubu as Aggrieved APC Members Threaten to Dump Party in North Central

2023 Polls: Dilemma for Tinubu as Aggrieved APC Members Threaten to Dump Party in North Central

  • The internal crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress might affect the party's chances at victory in the forthcoming elections
  • In fact, prominent chieftains of the party recently announced their possible defection to other parties
  • Meanwhile, Oyo APC chieftains are currently divided over the choice of its party's governorship candidate and are drumming up support for the PDP candidate in the state

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Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, some All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders of the 16 local government areas of Kwara State have notified the leadership of the party of their intention to defect to an unnamed party.

They warned the leadership of the party against its decision to ignore them on issues of utmost concern to the people, The Nation reported.

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Aggrieved APC members issue a fresh threat to the leadership of the ruling party in Kwara state. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Kwara state government
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The aggrieved APC members give reason for their recent action

The leaders, who insisted that they remain in the party in spite of the glaring shortcomings of its leadership, said they might be forced to opt for a last resort if the leadership continues to ignore them.

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A former Chairman of Ifelodun Local Government, Jide Usman, told reporters in Ilorin, the state capital, that the group's leaders had watched patiently and with grave concern about some happenings in the state’s political horizon.

He said the disgruntled leaders are respected opinion leaders and grassroot mobilizers across the 16 local government areas, as such any serious political group in the state cannot afford to ignore them.

Usman added;

“We had sought an audience with the governor to enable us to present our feelings, observations and opinions for discussion with him one-on-one. But, the overtures were ignored. This was in spite of the fact we are not taking all these steps for pecuniary benefits but for the benefit of his administration and the good people of Kwara in general.

“We must express our feelings and state emphatically that we feel neglected and marginalized by the government and that our massive sacrifices and contributions led to its emergence.”

"A townhall different from bala-blu": Tinubu's gaffe appears in Nasarawa University exam, the paper goes viral

In another development, a copy of an examination question paper of Nasarawa State University wherein Bola Tinubu's gaffe "a townhall different from bala-blu" appeared has caused quite a stir on social media.

The APC presidential candidate made the blunder at a political gathering in Owerri, Imo state late 2022 while trying to justify his refusal to grace townhall debates.

A copy of the exam paper was shared on Facebook group Rant HQ Extention by Obadia Dei who hilariously described lecturers of the institutions as comrades.

Tinubu makes another strategic move ahead of Atiku, Obi, presents economic plans to organized private sector

Legit.ng earlier reported that Bola Tinubu, the APC flagbearer in the 2023 election, has met with the organised private sector ahead of his competitors in the 2023 elections.

Tinubu presented his economic recovery plan to the private sector under the aegis of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).

The presidential hopeful noted that insecurity must first be tackled before the economic recovery plan could be achieved.

Source: Legit.ng

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