February 25, 2024
Osinbajo, Amaechi, APC presidential aspirants meet over Tinubu's ticket

Osinbajo, Amaechi, APC presidential aspirants meet over Tinubu’s ticket

Before the 2023 general elections, all of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidates, including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the former Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi, and 20 others, plan to get together.

What’s happening: This information was made public in a statement released on August 25, 2022, by Dr. Nicolas Felix, the youngest candidate for the APC.

 

The gathering, scheduled for Wednesday, August 31, 2022 in Abuja, would bring the candidates together for the first time since they competed against one another in the Presidential primary, which was ultimately won by the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

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The candidates will reunite just three months after the primaries to discuss winning campaign ideas that would be open to all Nigerians.

 

The statement partly read: “The special invitation to the strategic meeting of all 2023 APC presidential aspirants, which will be held at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 by 2pm is to brainstorm on adopting winning campaign strategies that will carry every Nigerian along and address the challenges bedevilling our country.”

Tinubu wooing Wike: The news comes amid rumors that Tinubu is courting Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State.

 

As rumors about Wike possibly supporting the APC in the presidential race gain traction, Pulse reported that the APC flag-bearer had a meeting with him in London.

 

Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Donald Duke of the erstwhile Cross River State, and other friends of the Rivers Governor were said to have attended the meeting with the Rivers governor.

Osinbajo, Amaechi, APC presidential aspirants meet over Tinubu’s ticket

 

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