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South-West APC Leaders Meet Tinubu, Osinbajo, Amosun, Other Presidential Aspirants In Lagos

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The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest, yesterday met presidential aspirants from the region, over the 2023 general elections.

The former governor of Ogun State, chief Olusegun Osoba and the former governor of Osun State, chief Bisi Akande, conveyed the meeting at Lagos Flag House, Marina, Lagos.

The meeting was focused on presenting a united front for the region on securing the party’s presidential ticket.

It was gathered that party leaders in the zone are concerned about the number of aspirants from the region, saying it might jeopardise their chances during the party primaries.

The presidential aspirants and leaders of the party also reached an agreement to ensure that the region produces the next APC presidential candidate of the party.

A former National Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande, made this known while addressing journalists at the end of a meeting with presidential aspirants from the zone.

According to him, the South-West APC presidential aspirants, governors and other leaders are united ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The party stalwarts and aspirants also agreed “to talk to themselves and the public with absolute decorum”.

He said, “We are united as we will ensure that the presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria will come to the South-West.

“We had a fruitful discussion. We also resolved that everybody should maintain absolute decorum because we are united.”

Present at the meeting are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; former Lagos governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Ekiti State governor Kayode Fayemi; Senator Ibikunle Amosun; Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

Also present at the meeting are Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, the deputy senate leader, Prof Ajayi Boroface, as well as APC governors from the south-west region.

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