Fear Grips Atiku as 5 Opposition Parties Endorse Tinubu in Powerful PDP Gov’s State

Fear Grips Atiku as 5 Opposition Parties Endorse Tinubu in Powerful PDP Gov’s State

  • Five opposition party have declared their full support for the All Progressives Congress, a few days to the presidential election
  • This is as the opposition parties in Oyo state throw their weight behind the ambition of the APC flagbearer, Bola Tinubu on Wednesday, February 22
  • According to the opposition parties, Tinubu has all it takes to transform Nigeria and revamp the economy

The ambition of the former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has received yet another major boost.

A few days before the 2023 presidential election, five opposition political parties in Oyo State endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential flagbearer, Tinubu, as their preferred candidate in this Saturday’s, February 25, election.

Bola Tinubu, APC, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Oyo state, 2023 presidential election
Five opposition parties back Tinubu's presidential ambition in Oyo state. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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The details of the opposition parties

The parties are Action Alliance; African Action Congress; Action Peoples Party and Booth Party, a report by The Punch confirmed.

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This decision was taken by their respective gubernatorial candidates at a press conference in Ibadan, the state capital, on Wednesday, February 22, while the Young Peoples Party State Chairman, Adedeji Adeyemi, who spoke on phone to newsmen was represented by his vice, Adesola Adedeji.

The gubernatorial candidate of the AAC, Okedara said,

“I am giving my support to Tinubu and I have directed my people, our supporters to vote en masse for Tinubu on Saturday because he shares our manifestos in terms of infrastructures, youth empowerment, education, health care delivery and security for all Nigerians.”

Why they are backing Tinubu, the parties gives reason

The Booth party governorship candidate, Okunade said he had directed his followers as well to support Tinubu.

“Bola Tinubu has fought tirelessly to sustain democracy in Nigeria and that made him be the most appropriate for the presidency because he would enhance constitutional democracy and rule of law,” he added.

2023 elections: "Peter Obi is not the typical ‘African big man’ leader," CNN says

In another development, The Cable News Network (CNN) has described Labour Party (LP)'s presidential candidate, Peter Obi as "not the typical African Big Man" leader.

The international news channel based in Atlanta, Georgia, said that Obi is acknowledged as a reliable alternative to the two major candidates in the forthcoming presidential election.

Obi, a former governor of Anambra state, is contesting the presidential seat with Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Atiku, Tinubu or Obi? Lagos Traders reveal preferred presidential candidate they will vote for and why

Meanwhile, the traders in a popular market in Lagos state are giving a different vibe ahead of the nation's presidential election, which is slated for Saturday, February 25th, 2023.

While reacting to the recent happenings that have rocked the discussion of most Nigerians in the polity, the scarcity of the new naira notes and the price hike of fuel and scarcity of the product, traders in a popular market maintained they would vote wisely in the coming poll.

Speaking with Legit.ng, a trader who sells foodstuff items and food items such as rice, beans and garri, revealed the presidential candidate he will support and vote for and why.

Source: Legit.ng

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