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2023: Northern elders plots to endorse a particular candidate – El-rufai

..Endorse Tinubu as north APC govs candidate.

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..Say’s Tinubu’ll be president 2023 God’s willing

By Achadu Gabriel,, Kaduna

Governors of ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) of northern states extraction have announced the endorsement of the Presidential candidate of the party, Bola Tinubu, for the 2023 general election.

Governor of Kaduna state Mal. Nasir Ahmed El-rufai announced their decision to endorse Tinubu as their presidential candidate in a speech at the Arewa Joint Committee interactive with northern groups in Kaduna Monday.

El-rufai said it was the party’s decision and agreement of APC of northern Governors of the party that power must shift to the South in 2023 presidential elections.

While he sincerely appreciated Tinubu for resisting all entreaties not to honour Invitations to attend the interactive session because it was designed to endorsed a particular candidate, Tinubu, according to El-rufai said, instated in attending to change their mind.

“I’m speaking as a host Governor, I’m not campaigning for Tinubu, but he’s my candidate, i want you to take notice of this, by the grace of God, Tinubu will become the president of Nigeria in 2023″, he said.
He also made reference to the time that Mr. Peter Obi detained him in his hotel room when Obi was Governor of Anambra state for 8 hours, saying ” I am now Governor of Kaduna state where Obi was coming for the session after Tinubu session on Monday.

According to him, Tinubu deserved financial contribution across party line from northern states Governor for his agenda for agriculture for Nigeria which will be of beneficial to the north in 2023.

Earlier, Bola Ahmed Tinubu spokes extensively on his economic, financial, institutions agenda, education, industrialization and especially agricultural agenda for the country of which the north would be advantageous because of their vast landmarks.

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Tinubu also highlighted his administration’s plan to continue with the Anchor Borrower program initiative of the current government, research, solid Minerals exploration in Zamfara, Nasarawa, among other states, if elected.
He also said one Nigeria is the task must be done, under his regime and ensure the country remain on entity for netter growth and development.

On Atiku he said he supported him in 2007, adding that this is Atiku’s pay back time to him, instead of Atiku holding rally in the Kaduna when his attending interactive session in state.

Fielding questions from audience on continuity with Buhari legacy, Tinubu said he’s different but would continue with the good legacies of the past regime of Buhari in agriculture and others to improve the country’s development agenda.

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