Tinubu, Fayemi Meet Over 2023 Presidency, Ekiti Governorship Ballot, Resolve To Work Collectively

Tinubu, Fayemi Meet Over 2023 Presidency, Ekiti Governorship Poll, Resolve To Work Together

Because the 2023 normal elections attracts nearer, Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, have resolved to work collectively to handle the lingering disaster rocking the get together.

In response to Every day Belief, the 2 leaders of the get together, who’re nursing presidential ambition, made the decision throughout a gathering held in Abuja on Wednesday.

The assembly got here barely two days after Tinubu revealed his intention to contest the Presidency.

On the assembly on Wednesday, it was gathered that the 2 APC leaders mentioned the problem of the approaching Ekiti governorship election slated for June 18, this yr.

The get together main has been mounted for January 27.

A supply mentioned, “Whereas the 2 politicians have presidential ambition, they each face severe challenges exterior the South-West area.

“Due to this fact, one of the best factor for them to do is to cement their relationship at house, communicate with one voice, and concretise their relationships within the different 5 geopolitical zones. As soon as they obtain this, another factor can observe as we strategy the 2023 presidential election.

“There are plans in some quarters exterior the South-West to undermine them and subsequently, their coming collectively is an effective omen.”

One other supply mentioned, “The Ekiti governorship election and the best way to preserve the get together united within the state was mentioned throughout their assembly in Abuja. seven individuals have indicated curiosity for the race in our get together.”

On the nationwide stage, it was gathered that Tinubu and Fayemi reviewed the delay within the conduct of the nationwide conference of the get together.

The conference, the place new members of the Nationwide Working Committee would emerge, was mounted for February and not using a date.

Celebration sources mentioned the delay within the conduct of the conference was a part of plots of three governors; Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), who chairs the caretaker committee; Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Discussion board, and Mohammad Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa), to keep up their maintain on the get together forward of the 2023 normal elections.

Confirming the assembly, Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, mentioned, “I don’t know why the media is within the assembly; don’t neglect that Asiwaju and the governor have a long-standing relationship. Neglect what you learn within the newspapers, they meet recurrently. What occurred on Wednesday was one in every of such conferences.

“They met in Bauchi through the marriage ceremony of the daughter of Minister of Training, Adamu Adamu, they usually mentioned okay, ‘Allow us to meet once we get to Abuja’ they usually met. That’s the reason until tomorrow, you’ll not see the images of the assembly; there was no person else on the assembly. There was no digicam; solely two of them.

“Ignore no matter you learn within the papers, actually talking, these folks, they don’t do their factor for the digicam. I’m conscious of the assembly, however I used to be not there. It’s not an uncommon factor for them to fulfill, they meet recurrently, a relationship that has spanned 25 – 30 years don’t want it away on the altar of politics.”

Requested when Fayemi will declare for the presidency, the spokesman mentioned, “He has not instructed me that he’s nursing any presidential ambition. He solely mentioned he has works to do, and he’s concentrating on it.”