2023 Polls: Tinubu’s Presidential Bid Gets Major Boost As FCT Minister Leads Mega Campaign
- Bola Tinubu's presidential campaign rally has taken a new dimension in the build-up to the presidential polls
- Supporters serenaded the APC bannerman with chants, placards, songs and dances during the FCT mega rally
- Organised by the minister of state for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, the rally was filled up with a-list political dignitaries present
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FCT, Abuja - The minister of state for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has staged a mega campaign rally for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
This development was confirmed in a statement issued in Abuja by her media aide, Austine Elemue and made available to Legit.ng on Sunday, February 12.
As contained in the statement, the minister mobilised supporters from all six area councils of the FCT to stage the mega rally in honour of Tinubu.
In her remark at the rally, Aliyu acknowledged Tinubu as the people's choice and the most qualified candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
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The rally had top APC party chieftains in attendance, including former governors, ministers, Senators, Members of the National Assembly, youths and women.
“Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a visionary leader who has a proven track record of delivering results for the people.
"He has transformed Lagos State into a thriving hub of economic activities and has always put the needs of the people first."
2023 polls: Tinubu makes powerful pledge to FCT residents
However, the APC bannerman, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, extended his heartfelt gratitude to the residents of the FCT for their support and steadfastness towards his campaign.
Tinubu urged FCT residents to troop out in their numbers and support the excellent course of his campaign in ensuring a better and sustainable Nigeria for citizens in every nook and cranny of the country.
The APC national leader said his dream is to make Nigeria a haven for all, where every man does not have to survive by knowing someone of influence or elite status.
However, he stressed why the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should be supported by Nigerians, including security agencies, to conduct peaceful and transparent elections that would be credible and acceptable.
He further stated that Nigerians should ensure their votes count and that they are to abide by democratic tenets and not violence because he is against it.
Bola Tinubu: APC Candidate Promises to Revive Popular Fishing Festival In Top Northern State
Meanwhile, the APC presidential flagbearer in the 2023 election has vowed to revive the popular Argungu fishing festival in Kebbi state.
Tinubu also promised to upgrade the agricultural status of the state if he is elected as the president in the forthcoming election.
The presidential hopeful commended the partnership between Lagos and the state in rice farming and promise to strengthen it across the state.
“We Are Here To Seek Support and Help”: Buhari Again Drums Support for Tinubu in Sokoto
In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his support for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, saying the candidate is his long-term ally.
The president said Asiwaju had demonstrated capacity and would do well if elected to lead the country.
He said Tinubu understands Nigeria very well and he is ever supportive of people wherever they may have come from in Nigeria.