- Sources within the know have revealed how APC governors rejected the invitation of Bola Tinubu to his Abuja residence
- In response to the reviews, Tinubu had hurriedly invited the governors after they met with VP Yemi Osinbajo the day past
- Tinubu and Osinbajo are among the many main presidential aspirants within the APC together with Chibuike Amaechi and Dave Umahi
FC, Abuja – Inside sources inside the All Progressives Congress (APC) have revealed how governors on the platform of the get together rejected an invite from Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and insisted that the previous Lagos state governor visited them to current his concepts as an aspirant within the 2023 normal elections.
According to a report by the Authority newspaper, Tinubu’s try and lure the governors to his Asokoro mansion was rejected.
As an alternative, the governors requested him to return to the Kebbi state governor’s lodge to seek the advice of with them.
The Kebbi state governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu, is the chairman of the APC Governors Discussion board.
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The governors had met with Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN on Sunday, April 10, a day earlier than the Nigerian quantity two citizen declared his intention to succeed his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari.
A supply quoted within the report stated:
“That is indicative of who’s seen because the undisputed frontrunner and doubtlessly the most well-liked of the aspirants.”
The supply additional stated the assembly the APC governors held with Tinubu the day after they met the vp in his residence was a knee-j*erk response to the one the governors had with the Osinbajo the day past.
There was no point out as but as to if the governors would even meet different aspirants who’ve additionally publicly proven curiosity within the presidential race.
Different frontline aspirants within the get together are the minister of transportation; Chibuike Amaechi, Ebonyi state governor; Dave Umahi, former Imo state governor; Senator Rochas Okorocha, and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state.
2023: Inside sources say Tinubu could also be compelled to affix SDP
In the meantime, a latest report by a nationwide newspaper signifies that Tinubu has begun consultations with the Social Democratic Celebration (SDP), in its place platform to actualise his presidential ambition, if his party fails to give him the ticket.
In response to the report, sources near the SDP stated Tinubu met with some leaders of the political get together not too long ago to hunt a gentle touchdown for him.
The transfer by the previous Lagos state governor was stated to have been triggered by the latest occasion that led to the emergence of consensus candidates for the APC chairmanship and another positions on the nationwide conference of the get together in Abuja.
2023: APC will select any out there choice for presidential major, says Adamu
In a associated improvement, the newly-elected nationwide chairman of the APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, on Thursday, April 7 stated the ruling party would use any available option to elect its next presidential candidate.
The three choices out there for the ruling get together are direct primaries, oblique primaries, and consensus.
Senator Adamu made the remark whereas chatting with State Home correspondents after assembly President Muhammadu Buhari on the Presidential Villa.