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BREAKING: Amaechi Beats Osinbajo As Tinubu Clinches APC Presidential Ticket

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The Former Lagos State Governor and the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has emerged as the winner of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential primary election at the ongoing National Convention at Eagle Square FCT in Abuja after defeating Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President, the former Minister Of Transportation, Rotimi Amechi and others.

Tinubu’s emergence as the All Progressive Congress flag bearer for the 2023 presidential election is coming after presidential hopefuls like Amosun, Fayemi, Dimeji Bankole, Akpabio and two more aspirants withdrew their ambition from Presidential race and urged all their supporters and delegates to vote for the National Leader of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the Former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu polled a total number of 1271 votes to defeat every other candidates

Other participants and their result ;

  1. Rotimi Amechi – 316 votes
  2. Yemi Osinbajo – 235 votes
  3. Yahaya Bello – 47 votes
  4. Ahmed Lawan -152 votes
  5. Dave Umahi – 38 votes
  6. Ben Ayade – 37 votes
  7. Sani Yerima – 4 votes
  8. Christopher Onu – 1 vote
  9. Emeka Nwajuiba- 1 vote
  10. Tunde Bakare – 0 vote
  11. Jack -Rich Tein – 0 vote
  12. Rochas Okorocha – 0 vote
  13. Ikeobasi Mokelu – 0 vote
  14. Total Invalid Votes -11

With this development, Tinubu will face the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and other party candidates to battle for the top political office in the forthcoming 2023 elections

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BREAKING: Fresh Trouble Looms As Wike Directs Immediate Removal Of PDP Flags In Govt House

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Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers, issued an order on Thursday to take down all PDP flags from the Government House.

This occurs just days after the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) embattled Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike, and former vice president and presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar met in Abuja to try to work out their disagreements ahead of the general elections in 2023.

However, a source privy to this development report that the aggrieved governor instructed the Rivers state Government house CSO to pull down all PDP Flags in the Government House.

Recall that The FidelinfoNews had earlier reported how the Board of Trustees (BoT) of PDP also set up a committee to reconcile the “warring factions” in the party.

Speaking on the reconciliatory moves by the party, Walid Jibril, the PDP BoT chairman said the meeting will generate “strong recommendations” that will lead to the reconciliation of aggrieved members, including Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state.

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Falsehood, Disinformation Won’t Win Elections, Tinubu Tells Obi

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Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Peter Obi, the candidate for the Labour Party, to warn his supporters against spreading false information.

Speaking on behalf of Asiwaju, Bayo Onanuga, the Director of Media and Communications for the Tinubu Campaign Organization (TCO), claimed that Obi’s supporters have been spreading false information to the public in an effort to harm the APC candidate.

Recall that a report emerged online a few days ago, that the Ghanian President, Nana Akufo-Addo wrote a letter to Asiwaju, asking him to step down and support Peter Obi and take care of his health.

The President had via his official Twitter handle, debunked the report, calling it fake news, stating that it is a product of deliberate mischief with the intent to deceive the public.

Reacting, the TCO media Director asked Obi to disavow his supporters who are employing fake news against the former Lagos State Governor.

“We have come to a point where it becomes imperative to tell Obi to show leadership and disavow his supporters who are employing fake news and disinformation as deliberate tools to deceive and poison the minds of unsuspecting Nigerians,” Onanuga stated.

 

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JUST IN: More Trouble For PDP As Women Leader Defects To APC

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Hajiya Yar-Sokoto Jega, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women leader for Kebbi Central, Kebbi State, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Jega said this when she spoke at a ceremony in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday,

According to her, she left the party because of injustice and a lack of purposeful leadership.

Jega stated that she decided to join the APC because of the numerous achievements of Gov. Atiku Bagudu, adding that she joined the party with over 800 supporters.

“I have been in PDP for many years, they have nothing to show to people and we have been neglected by the party.

“I even use my money for the cause of the party, but yet I have not seen any change with my people, especially the women that I represent.

“Prior to my defection, I was in charge of eight local government areas under the PDP, I left with most of my followers,” Jega said.

Some of the dignitaries at the ceremony were Alhaji Abubakar Kana-Zuru, the state APC Chairman; Alhaji Sani Zauro, the Chairman of the state APC Elders Forum; and Alhaji Faruk Musa-Yaro, Personal Assistant to the state governor.

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