Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
7 governors, Tinubu, Akande endorse Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman

By Muideen Olaniyi on 13/06/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 578

Seven governors of the ruling APC, the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the first Interim National Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande yesterday paid a solidarity visit to the campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the leading national chairmanship aspirant.

The governors who were led by Oshiomhole to inspect the campaign office included Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi; Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun; Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo; Umar Ganduje, Kano; Tanko Al-Makura, Nasarawa; Simon Lalong, Plateau; and Yahaya Bello of  Kogi State.

Bagudu who spoke at a separate interview with journalists said all the governors were happy with the national chairmanship aspiration of the former governor of Edo State.

He said Oshiomhole ’s experience as a former governor, trade union leader, and democratic activist were qualities that stood him out as an aspirant that could help in realising the ideals of the APC.

Ganduje said his presence was an indication that Oshiomhole would get the votes of all delegates from Kano State, stating that “numerically, it seems he is winning the election before the election.”

Akeredolu said there was clear indication that there wouldn’t be any contest for the position of APC national chairman.

Tinubu, who fielded questions from journalists in company of governors of Kogi, Nasarawa, Plateau as well as Chief Akande, said his visit symbolised solidarity and unity of purpose to continue to build a progressive party that would carry Nigeria in a progressive manner.

On the on-going reconciliation job, Tinubu said, “We are reconciling. My being here is part of reconciliation. What is politics if not conflicts upon conflicts and solution?” 

Asked to give the update about the reconciliation of parallel congresses in Lagos State, the APC national leader said, “No, no, no. Don’t be ridiculous now? Haba! Lagos. Anybody can get a branch of bank anywhere. It depends whether your ATM card will work.”  (Daily Trust)

 

Source News Express

Posted 13/06/2018 1:16:58 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Activists move against selection of Prof. Essien as...

Protests rock Lagos, Abuja, as workers march against...

Atiku woos Saraki to PDP

Unknown persons pull down stories from Intervention Online...

UN to relocate humanitarian coordination centre to Maiduguri...

Oshiomhole draws battle-line, threatens to expel Ngige, Sirika...

Coach urges veterans to collaborate with companies to...

How technology disruption is good for the economy...

What’s in Aso Rock that makes presidents want...

6 disruptive influences of artificial intelligence

Eagles overwhelm Elephants, on course for African Nations...

Nigeria’s national grid collapses

 

Latest News Boko Haram kills another abducted Red Cross worker, threatens to enslave Leah Sharibu Microsoft co-founder succumbs to cancer Presidency reportedly orders EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely Kano lawmakers probe alleged bribery by Governor Ganduje How I’ll deliver one million votes for Governor Emmanuel’s second term — Elijah Ifot, Akwa Ibom leader in Lagos 2019: NEFAD endorses Atiku, Umahi 2019 Presidency: Igbo Ekunie berates Southeast PDP for position on Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi as running mate Police summons PDP guber candidate over alleged murder 2019 elections: INEC insists Zamfara APC has no candidate Adeleke to be docked 31 October for exam fraud ASUU splits in two over attack on vice-chancellor of FUOYE Atiku can get our economy working again — Spokesman

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (406,515 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (382,219 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (314,562 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (256,549 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (237,258 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (224,215 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (203,962 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (185,448 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (169,997 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (165,819 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (161,383 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (149,208 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (67) Business & Economy (3,680) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (945) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (559) Features (659) Global Business Monitor (304) International (2,530) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (145) News (39,629) Opinion (1,123) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,230) Religion (880) Sports (1,730) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

Zenith Zero Balance

NLNG Expression of Interest banner

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Fulham vs Arsenal 1-5 All Goals & Extended Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement