2023 Elections: Suspense as Tinubu Plans to Meet Soludo, Anambra Monarchs

2023 Elections: Suspense as Tinubu Plans to Meet Soludo, Anambra Monarchs

  • The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu will be visiting Anambra in less than 24 hours
  • The APC bannerman is expected to meet with Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra at the State House
  • It is expected that Tinubu will also be meeting with traditional rulers in the state to solicit their support ahead of 2023 polls

Anambra, Nnewi - The presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Ahmed Bola Tinubu, is billed to visit Anambra state on Tuesday, January 31 as part of his ongoing presidential campaign tour of states across the country.

The South East Zonal Organizing Secretary of the party, Dozie Ikedife (jnr) stated this on Saturday, January 28, during a press conference in Nnewi, the commercial hub of Anambra state.

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Bola Tinubu, Soludo, Anambra
Bola Tinubu to meet Soludo at Anambra State House. Photo: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Legit.ng's regional reporter in Anambra, Mokwugwo Solomon, quoted Ikedife as saying that the APC standard-bearer would enter Anambra through the Anambra International Passengers and Cargo Airport, Umueri, in Anambra East LGA of the state; by 10 am.

Tinubu to meet Soludo at governor's lodge

According to him, the leadership and supporters of APC in Anambra would be on ground to receive the presidential hopeful; after which Tinubu would drive straight to the Anambra state Governor's Lodge in Amawbia, where he would meet with Governor Charles Soludo.

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He said:

"From the Governor's Lodge, Tinubu and his entourage will move to the Anambra State Traditional Rulers' Council House, Government House, Awka, where they will meet with members of the state's traditional rulers council.
"The meeting will be chaired by the state's chairman of the traditional ruler's council, HM Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, Obi of Onitsha.

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"After meeting with the Anambra monarchs, Tinubu will also meet with Anambra stakeholders, and captains of industry for elaborate interactive session.
"Thereafter, they will proceed to the Alex Ekwueme Square in Awka, the state capital, where the presidential campaign rally will be held.
"Tinubu has visited Ebonyi, Imo, and Abia; and Anambra people are excited that he will also visit the state. Part of what we are planning as APC members in Anambra is to present the needs of our people to him."

Ikedife said that part of what APC stakeholders would present to Tinubu as the needs of Anambra people include the building of a gas line in the state, the building of a functional river port, and the building of a rail line.

He said:

"There are other important issues we discussed with Tinubu before now. When he arrives, he is going to assure all of us in Anambra that all the demands will be met."

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Tinubu's son meets Soludo, bags chieftaincy title in Anambra

Meanwhile, Seyi Tinubu, the son of the APC presidential candidate, has met with Charles Soludo, the governor of Anambra state while canvassing votes for his father in the state.

The son of the presidential hopeful was also reported to have bagged a chieftaincy title in a community in the state.

Anambra is the home state of Peter Obi, one of the leading presidential candidates with Tinubu and a former governor of the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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