2023 election: Confusion rocks APC, as Lalong holds crucial meeting over presidential campaign list

  • The ruling All Progressive Congress is currently stuck in limbo over its presidential campaign council list
  • Some of the party stalwarts and governors have vehemently rejected the controversial list
  • Meanwhile, meetings are still ongoing over preparations for the forthcoming general elections

FCT, Abuja A crucial stakeholder meeting has been staged by the Director General of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong.

The Daily Trust newspaper reported that the meeting was staged to enhance strategy to help solidify the chances of the ruling party in the forthcoming general elections.

Governor Lalong, APC, 2023 Election
Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday, October 4 staged a meeting with some APC governors and some other party top stakeholders over the 2023 presidential election. Photo: Simon Lalong
Source: Twitter

Legit.ng also gathered that the meeting had the presence of some APC governors who converged at the APC national headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, October 4.

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Meanwhile, controversy continues to trail the operations of the APC following the rejection of the presidential campaign council list that was released by the national secretary of the party, James Faleke.

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The 422-member list was heavily criticised by some of the major big wigs in the party following some strange inclusions in the list.

One of the most controversial inclusions in the list was the name of Senator Chimaroke Nnamani of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

These disparities and controversies further forced the party to suspend its inauguration and campaign kick-off.

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In another development, Mosunmola Sangodara, the candidate of the APC in Surulere constituency II in the Lagos state house of assembly, has been alleged to have presented a fake HND certificate to INEC.

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Olufunmi Dada, the deputy registrar of Yabatech, made the allegation before a federal high court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday, October 4.

Counsels to Sangodara and INEC, however, find fault in the evidence presented to the court by Dada.

Fresh photos of Tinubu in dapper blue suit emerge, Nigerians react

Meanwhile, mixed reactions are trailing some photos of APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu posted on Facebook by Bashir Ahmad.

Ahmad, a presidential aide, had posted the photos of Tinubu wearing a blue suit, saying the former Lagos governor is ready to take over from President Buhari in 2023.

While some Nigerians agreed with Ahmad, others disagreed with him, saying the APC is merely focused on “packaging”.

Source: Legit.ng

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