A large crowd of supporters led by a Northern Solidarity Group Monday besieged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Towers to asked the Ministry of state for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, to contest the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the president.
The group also presented an Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for the Minister.
The large crowd comprises of Women group, youths group and the Northern Solidarity Group.
Speaking after picking the forms, spokesman of the group Suleiman Abdullahi, said the Minister has better chances of winning both the ticket and the general elections, hen the need for the support.
Abdullahi said: “We picked this presidential nomination forms to surprise the Minister state for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, to contest for the presidency of this country, which we found him capable to do. We are his fans from the Northern part of Nigeria.
“Nigerians can see from his antecedent from the state level to the federal level that he has garnered necessary experience and well acceptable across the country. So we know that his chances of withe ticket of the APC is brighter.”
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