ABUJA – A few hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo formally declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, is presently holding a closed door meeting with no fewer than 14 APC governors.
Sundiata Post’s findings indicate that the meeting is aimed at selling his candidature to the ruling party’s governors who are key stakeholders as the party prepares to choose its presidential candidate.
Among those at the meeting are Kaduna Governors Nasir el-Rufai, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Also attending the meeting is Kwara State Governor Abdulrazaq, who reportedly flew in from the United Kingdom this morning; Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, among others.
Sundiata Post recallsthat Vice President Yemi Osinbajo met with 10 APC governors on Sunday evening, ahead of his formal declaration to contest for presidency via video this (Monday) morning.
Also in the race from APC are: Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello: Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi.
Governors Sanwo-Olu, Lalong and Nasir el-Rufai were among the 10 APC governors that met Osinbajo on Sunday night.