• Accuses delegates of being ‘pocketed by paymasters’
• Lawan, Wase, Ganduje, AbdulRazaq, others congratulate Tinubu
The Director (Media and Publicity), Yahaya Bello Presidential Advertising and marketing campaign Organisation, Mrs. Yemi Kolapo, the day prior to this, described the faithful concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential predominant as “largely composed but extremely compromised.”
Bello, who is furthermore the Kogi Issue governor, polled 47 votes, a most vital distance at the wait on of the winner, APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who scored 1,271 votes.
In an announcement, Kolapo acknowledged: “The presidential predominant elections possess attain and gone. The route of used to be largely composed but extremely compromised. Here’s, alternatively, not unique in a country the build democracy is printed because the authorities of the oppressors by the oppressors and for the oppressors.
“It’s sad to enlighten that folks who will possess to know and who many progressives had opinion to be as leaders with integrity are those working in opposition to the of us they had been (s)elected to indicate for selfish causes.
“In this route of, one leader stands out, in accordance with the massive majority of Nigerians. And that leader is one that has proven to the downtrodden and those opinion to be ‘Nigerians without surnames’, that in spite of age-lengthy intimidation by the elite, basically likely the greatest of our of us can stand huge without compromising the values that we can possess to had been known for as a nation.
“That leader, I reveal with all sense of fairness, is Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello of Kogi Issue. He’s the hero of this route of and has made his level loud and decided to the admiration of even his worst enemies.
“If there used to be a clear, decided gang-up by northern governors and the leaders of a celebration in opposition to one person, and that person undoubtedly not for once upset his teeming supporters but fairly fought to the very discontinue, not minding the crooked route of, then he wants to be considerable by the constituency he represents – the formative years.”
The mumble added: “A mode of primaries whereby delegates, who possess largely been pocketed by their paymasters and who defer to the very ideal bidder are made to get flag bearers of a political celebration, is as warped because the route of itself.
“We attain not must talk noteworthy but pray that God Himself would lift Nigerians from the fingers of enemies of democracy. Poverty is a instrument they’ve mature for a lengthy to defend Nigerians glum. At the very best time, alternatively, this jinx must ruin!
“We fully wish that this obvious crack within the ceiling wouldn’t sooner or later form the ceiling collapse.”
BUT Senate President Ahmad Lawan maintained that Tinubu’s candidacy has reassured his celebration of successful the 2023 presidential poll.
In a letter of congratulation he for my fragment signed, Lawan, who used to be furthermore an aspirant within the predominant, and who polled 152 votes, acknowledged the discontinue consequence has shown that Tinubu used to be the favored different.
He expressed trusty acceptance of the election, noting that it used to be performed in a free and pleasing atmosphere. He furthermore expressed readiness to augment the ambition of the flag bearer in 2023.
He acknowledged: “The final consequence of the election route of has shown that Your Excellency is the favored different of our celebration for that assignment. I attain not possess an iota of doubt within the wisdom of that resolution by our celebration’s delegates from all the plot by plot of the country.
“Your glittering track document of public service, foresight and grit in celebration building and administration, along with to the braveness you proceed to existing in combating for the entrenchment of democracy in Nigeria form you excellent of the excessive admire and have confidence of our celebration participants in all areas in Nigeria, as exhibited at the nationwide conference.
“It’s on this enlighten that I heartily congratulate you to your successfully-merited victory at the predominant. I if truth be told haven’t any question that alongside with your credentials, abilities, antecedents and political sagacity, our immense celebration will stir into the 2023 contest confident of victory.”
SIMILARLY, Kano Issue Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, applauded Tinubu’s victory in a signed mumble.
He acknowledged: “Your emergence because the flag bearer of the APC within the 2023 long-established elections could presumably presumably be a victory for the Nigerian venture, as you possess the capacity to give the wanted leadership that can presumably presumably consolidate and develop on the country’s democratic gains.
“I if truth be told haven’t any question in my suggestions that as celebration leader, a seasoned politician and administrator par excellence, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will deploy his huge abilities to possess in direction of ensuring the last victory of APC all the plot by plot of the board within the 2023 long-established election.”
ON his allotment, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase, acknowledged in an announcement: “Your emergence in a clear route of is a testament to the fact that the APC is now more united and stronger and has sent a mighty message about our resolve to consequence within the desired nationwide transformation wanted to enlighten all the plot by plot of the fortunes of our cherished country Nigeria.
“By this conference and the total predominant elections, now we possess demonstrated an queer prefer to be diverse from the inefficiency and maladministration of the opposition PDP that has stunted our country’s march in direction of greatness.
“I am confident that the APC that can emerge from the discontinue consequence of the predominant will be one that can encourage hope, harness our seemingly and lead us to prosperity.”
KWARA Issue Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, furthermore congratulated Tinubu in an announcement by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye.
He acknowledged: “It used to be a 2d to talk to the direction the celebration must take to consolidate by itself wins, develop on the diverse successes of President Muhammadu Buhari, and elevate a dynamic successor group of workers that is prepared to soak up the challenges of nation-building and vogue in a peculiar age of altering metrics of governance and collective security.
“In antecedence, capacity, and attain, there is rarely any question that Asiwaju ticks the total perfect boxes. In conjunction with his emergence, our celebration is clearly destined for a gargantuan prefer within the next long-established elections.”
The governor congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari “for exhibiting a accurate instance in bequeathing to the celebration and the country a flag bearer and successor in a befittingly democratic manner. Here’s a novel top in celebration politics and interior democracy in Nigeria and Africa.”