One of us might step down - Osibanjo Hints on Consensus Candidate
Yesterday in Osogbo the State of Osun capital city, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo disclosed that the Southwest leaders and elders will soon reach consensus on producing a President aspirant for the zone ahead of the 2023 presidential election and that many of them might step down for the consensus candidate.
He said consultation is ongoing daily and he is optimistic that the region may reach agreement soon over the differences among the contestants
The Vice President, who is also vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket, spoke during an interaction with Osun APC delegates at the Government House, Osogbo on Friday.
“I believe strongly in the wisdom of Yoruba elders and leaders, and consultations are always ongoing, I believe that very soon we will resolve whatever differences exist and we will reach agreement on way forward”, he said.
Step down for me - Tinubu begs Atiku
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart Atiku Abubakar to step down and endorse him (Tinubu) ahead of February 2023 presidential poll.Tinubu asked Atiku to reciprocate the “gesture” he gave to him when he contested for the presidency in 2007 under the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) by dropping his ambition and endorse him.Tinubu spoke on Monday when he m...
Lawan Should Rest; I won't Step Down - Machina
Barring any last minute changes, it seem the Senate President wouldn't be returning to the upper chamber again as the Yobe North Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bashir Machina, has stated that Ahmad Lawan, who currently occupies the seat, did not have a plan to return to the Senate.Machina, who insisted on not giving the ticket to Lawan, stated the senator would not have contested the party’s presidential primary if he had the ambition of retu...
Independence Anniversary: Gov Sani calls for consensus building
The governor of Kaduna State, Uba Sani, has urged Nigeria's ruling class to work toward reaching agreement on their vision for the nation.Speaking to the people of Kaduna State on the 63rd anniversary of the nation's independence, he said that at the time of the country's independence in 1960, the people had high hopes for a prosperous future and that the country's founding fathers had imagined it becoming the leading black nation on Earth.He lamented that 63 years...
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