2023 Presidential Election: Buhari Speaks on How APC Will Work for Tinubu’s Emergence
- President Muhammadu Buhari might hand over to a preferred successor, Bola Tinubu of the APC, as his tenure nears an end
- In the build-up to the polls, Buhari does not only want to hand over successfully, he wants to ensure the 2023 election is a free, fair and credible exercise
- Interestingly, considering the top contenders for the poll, the likes of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, Buhari has revealed that APC will work for the emergence of Tinubu as the next president
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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, February 6th, in Katsina, said the All Progressives Congress would mobilise all of its electoral machinery to ensure the victory of its flagbearer, Bola Tinubu, in the February 25 presidential election.
Nigeria's leader also called on the Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Usman and the Emirate Council to work towards Tinubu’s victory, a report by The Punch confirmed.
APC will work for Tinubu's victory, Buhari says
“We will work for his victory at the polls,” Buhari said during a courtesy call at the Emir’s palace in Katsina.
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The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled 'President Buhari presents Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to Katsina Emirate Council, urges full support for victory at polls.’
Buhari backs Tinubu's candidacy
Speaking at the palace, Buhari said,
“We are here to present our candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“Asiwaju has been chosen by our party, and we are fully in support of his candidature, and we will work for his victory at the polls.”
Saraki Reveals Possible Outcome of 2023 Presidential Election, Tells Nigerians What to Do to APC
Meanwhile, a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has revealed how Nigerians can exercise their civic rights in the forthcoming presidential election, slated for Saturday, February 25, 2023.
In a statement posted on his Twitter page and sighted by Legit.ng on Monday, February 6, 2023, Saraki urged Nigerians to shun any form of violence, especially protest, and get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC), to vote out the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s eight years of hardship.
The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Saraki, tweeted:
"This 2023 election is a vote of no confidence in the APC-led government on the level of insecurity, excruciating poverty and ineptitude in every part of our socio-economic life."
2023 presidency: "Bullion vans must not determine election result," Atiku tells Nigerians
Similarly, the PDP flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday, February 5th, urged Nigerians not to allow the results of the 2023 presidential election be determined by “bullion vans.”
The former vice-president urged Nigerians to channel frustrations accrued from the scarcity of naira and fuel to vote out the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) while taking a swipe at the party's flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Speaking further, Atiku commended the apex bank and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on the work done to curtail individuals who hoard the newly designed naira, The Punch reported.