The flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu spoke on Monday highlighting the reason PDP should not be re-elected in the coming election. He accused the party of being filled with termites because of their negligence to infrastructural development as against the ruling party. He expressed himself at the Inauguration of the Tinubu Shettima Women Presidential Campaign Team in Abuja.
Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,on behalf of President Buhari asked the chieftains of APC to utilize the number of women in the country to seek votes from every corner. Wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari who is also the leader of the APC Women Campaign Team pleaded with women and youths to be cooperative in working towards the victory of the party.
In the same event Senator Oluremi Tinubu asserted that the APC ticket which endorses Tinubu and Shettima is the best option for Nigerians in 2023.The Director-General of the Presidential Campaign Council, Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong also implored the women against defamation of character, hate speech and propaganda during the course of the campaign. APC women leaders and representatives from 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) converged on the venue where National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu said the votes of women will be a critical factor in next year’s poll.
Present at the event were, Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, APC women Leader, Beta Edu and Nollywood actress, Joke Silva. Tinubu commended the women for their commitment and cooperation. He said: “To the women gathered here today, help is here, hope is here, assurance is here, promise is here, prosperity is here, security is here. Banditry has ended, hopelessness is not part of our dictionary; we are confident people, unity is here; diversity is here; prosperity is here.
“As Nigerians, we’re not going to give up. The sign in this cap is ‘broken shackles’. You break the shackle of poverty, break the shackle of ignorance, break the shackle of destitution, break shackles of failures. God will bless us. We will break that shackle, we will succeed as Nigerians”.
Tinubu also sang the praises of President Buhari for revitalizing the country and also claimed that he took the country out of a state of hopelessness.