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2023: Lawan, Amaechi, Others Shun APC Peace Meeting With Tinubu

Uncertainty yesterday enveloped the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Senate president, Ahmed Lawan; former Senate President and notable presidential aspirants in the party’s presidential primary failed to be present at peace meeting with the presidential candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

It was reported that the reconciliation meeting slated for the day before today in Abuja would create a platform to fix fences amongst Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osibanj, Lawan Amaechi and others who contested the presidential number one in June this year.

one of the presidential aspirants and convener of the meeting, Dr Nicolas Felix, mentioned the peace meeting supposed to convey the entire stakeholders in combination to brainstorm and “undertake successful campaign strategies that seek to carry every Nigerian along in our bid to coast home to victory ahead of the 2023 general elections.”

The ones invited for the meeting are Vice President Osinbajo; Lawan; Amaechi; former Science and Technology minister, Ogbonnaya Onu; former minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba; former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio; Governors Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Ben Ayade (Cross River) and Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti).

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Others are former Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; Senator Ajayi Boroffice; former Zamfara State governor, Ahmad Sani; former Imo State governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha; a former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, a former Speaker of the Area of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole; Pastor Tunde Bakare; Pastor and businessman, Dr Nicolas Felix; former Information minister Ikeobasi Mokelu; business tycon, Tein Jack-Wealthy, and the one feminine amongst them, Uju Ken-Ohanenye.

A observation issued through the aspirants and convener of the peace meeting, Dr Felix, who mentioned the meeting postponed without given reason why the postponement, famous {that a} new date will likely be communicated soon.

“Please be informed that the strategic meeting of 2023 Presidential Aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC), scheduled to hold on Wednesday the 31st of August has been postponed. A new date for the meeting will be communicated soon. Apologies for any inconvenience(s) that this might cause,” he stated.

A source close to one of the presidential aspirants, however, told journalists that most of the key presidential aspirants invited for the meeting did not show interest, adding that a particular aspirant from the North did not even acknowledge the invitation letter sent to him.

The source, a party chieftain who did not want his name in print, said, “It seems some of these aspirants are yet to come to terms with our presidential candidate because some of them are not seen to be rallying the needed support for the party yet.



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