Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south-south region of the country have vowed to work for the victory of the party and its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in the 2023 elections.
The position was revealed at the end of their closed-door meeting in Abuja.
Speaking on behalf of others, National Vice Chairman of the APC South-South Zone, Victor Giadom stated that their commitment is to ensure Tinubu wins and the APC returns to dominance in the region.
He pledged that they are ready to give it all it takes to ensure Tinubu and APC’s victory in the 2023 polls.
He said, “We congratulate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for emerging as the presidential candidate of our party and thank him for the steps he has so far taken to unite those who contested that election with him and to assure him that the South-South zone will support his ticket.
“The South-South Zone in that direction has resolved to work with him and the party to ensure victory in the 2023 general election.”
The party stakeholders also commended former Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi for his maturity and continued support to the APC after losing the 2023 presidential ticket.
They appealed to other stakeholders to join hands and work for the APC.
“We appreciate Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, our own son and former Minister of Transportation, who came second in the presidential contest, for the party unity he has demonstrated after the presidential primary.
“We, therefore, urge all party members in the South-South zone to embrace the presidential ticket of our party to ensure victory in 2023,” Giadom added.
Those at the meeting include former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole; former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; former National Chairman of the APC, John Odigie-Oyegun; Senate Deputy President, Ovie Omo-Agege, and former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Lucky Imasuen.