Salihu Lukman Explains Why Tinubu May Lose Re-Election in 2027

Salihu Lukman Explains Why Tinubu May Lose Re-Election in 2027

  • Dr Salihu Lukman has identified the factor that might work against the ruling APC in the 2027 election
  • According to the APC chieftain, President Tinubu might not win his second term election because he has failed to meet the expectations of Nigerians
  • He however maintained that the party needs to sit back and have a rethink because things are getting out of hand and the leaders are not showing concern journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

FCT, Abuja - The former director general of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has made a strong revelation about the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2027 election.

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Salihu Lukman laid bare the issues that might work against the APC and Tinubu in 2027. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Dr Salihu Lukman
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Lukman disclosed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is at risk of losing re-election in the 2027 poll.

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Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, December 13, he dropped the hint of an impending rebellion among the ranks of the party in no distant time from now, The Guardian reported.

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According to Lukman, who resigned from his position as the APC national vice chairman North-West, the APC-led administration is not living up to the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians.

“We are likely going to start witnessing rebellion and if care is not taken by 2027 we will be kicked out of office, which means taking Nigeria back to where it was in 2015. I think we owe our leader the responsibility or President Asiwaju the responsibility to tell him the truth,” he claimed.

The Kaduna-born politician explained that his book “APC and transition politics” billed to be launched on Tuesday, December 19, at the Yar’Adua centre Abuja, was aimed at repositioning the party ahead of the 2027 polls.

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He said as a strong supporter of President Tinubu, he cannot sit by to watch things go out of hand as a founding member of the APC.

"Our democracy must be responsive to the point that Nigerians can make a demand and elected leaders who listen to the demand of Nigerians and translate that into policies of the government, or decisions of government in the way that begin to meet the expectations of Nigerians," he added.

Bode George against northern flagbearer in 2027

In another related development, reported that former deputy national chairman of the PDP, Bode George, warned members of the party scheming to field a northerner as PDP's candidate in the 2027 elections to jettison the idea.

George said if such a move were accomplished, the PDP would be consigned to the "dustbin of history in 2027".

He, however, urged the PDP elders to jettison personal interests and adhere to the tenets of the party's constitution.

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Labour Party denies merger talk with PDP

Also, reported earlier that the Labour Party dissociated itself from the alleged merger with the PDP and six other political parties against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Obiora Ifoh, LP's national publicity secretary, in a statement on Saturday, December 9, seen by, dissociated the opposition from the coalition of the concerned political parties.

LP said the report associating it with the coalition was false as it quoted one of its officials out of context, adding that it was never and would never be part of any coalition.


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