- Governor Hope Uzodimma congratulated Bola Tinubu on his rise as the APC presidential candidate for the 2023 general election
- He said that with Tinubu’s victory, Die Party had once again shown Nigerians that APC is dedicated and committed to the principles of democracy.
- The Governor of Imo State also appealed to supporters in Imo and throughout the Southeast, Tinubu to emerge as the country’s president
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has called on all people in the Southeast to support the All Progressive Congress (APC) and vote for the party’s presidential nominee in the upcoming general election.
The governor made that request in a statement leaked to Legit.ng on Friday, June 10. was made available.
Uzodimma, the President t has praised Muhammadu Buhari for overseeing such a credible primary identity, the time has come for party membership to close ranks and ensure the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is elected by Nigerians in 2023.
Excerpt from his statement:
” On behalf of the government and the good people of Imo State, I congratulate His Excellency the former Governor of Lagos State Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Jagaban Borgu, congratulations on his victory in the just-concluded presidential primaries and his rise as the flag-bearer and presidential candidate of our great party, the ruling Congress of All Progressives for the upcoming 2023 presidential election.
“By this victory, has our great party showed again to Nigerians that the APC is committed to the principles of democracy and its upholding g is dedicated and committed to all democratic principles by conducting free, fair and credible primary elections His Excellency Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu brought acity, experience, credibility and integrity of our standard bearer Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu who is one of the founding members of our great party and undoubtedly his tremendous support and contributions to the growth and development of our party, the APC and the nation’s democracy over the years cannot be overstated.
“With this victory, we are confident that the APC will win in the presidential election 2023 and other elections at all levels will definitely achieve victory. I therefore call on all our party supporters in Imo State, the Southeast and across the country, notwithstanding the differences, to come together and support His Excellency Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu in becoming the next president of our dear country, using his wealth of experience, tenacity and sincerity entails purpose is required to move our country forward at this time.”
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Meanwhile, Dr Kayode Ajulo has urged presidential candidates from all political parties to study Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s speeches.
He said his decision, Vice President Osinbajo to support was born out of personal belief, confidence in ability and pedigree to provide good governance to Nigerians and not financial gain b e.
“As the Chair of The Progressive Lawyer for PYO, I think this is on record We conduct our campaigns and advocacy out of my own personal resources and have never accepted financial support from any source. It was a worthy sacrifice that a patriotic citizen must make if he believes in his country’s prosperity. I’m proud of that and will gladly do it again if the opportunity arises.”