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2023 Election: Tinubu, Osinbajo’s Ambitions Divide APC As Governors Await Buhari’s Verdict - Africaflavour


The governors elected on the platform of the ruling APC have met over the forthcoming national convention of the party 

Senator Sani Musa from Niger state is being supported by Bola Tinubu and some powerful chieftains of the party to become national chairman 

Governor Kayode Fayemi and his colleagues are reportedly rooting for the emergence of either former governor of Nasarawa, Tanko Al-Makura or Bawa Bwari 

FCT, Abuja - The undisclosed presidential ambition of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is causing a disquiet among the stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Vanguard noted that the governors elected on the platform of APC are uncertain as to the direction ahead of the 2023 general election.

It stated that the governors said the seeming unwillingness of President Buhari to identify with either Osinbajo or Tinubu has put the two potential successors in a quandary.

According to the report, Osinbajo’s fate is not helped by the claim of a ‘trust deficit’ that arose from his time as acting president in 2018, adding that since then, President Buhari has not again transferred presidential powers to his deputy. 

It was gathered that the contest for national chairman of the ruling party was at weekend narrowing to a two-man race with former Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state and erstwhile minister of solid minerals, Alhaji Bawa Bwari as the main contenders. The two candidates are being supported by the APC governors. 

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