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Niger govs rules out imposition as Tinubu woos delegates

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State has commended the former Lagos State Governor and All Progressives Congress APC presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu for his giant strides in transforming Lagos State.

Governor Sani Bello stated this when he received the presidential aspirant who was in minna to address Niger State APC delegates at the Government House, soliciting their support in the forthcoming presidential primary election of the party.

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He allayed the fears of delegates, assuring them that there will be no imposition of candidate on the delegates as they will be allowed to vote for whoever they so wish.

In his address to woo the delegates, the APC presidential aspirant, Bola Tinubu said Nigeria needs an intellectual president to rebuild the nation to its desired dream.

He said the country is looking for a thinker who will provide the desired leadership for the prosperity of the country.

The former Lagos State Governor and Senator, assures that when voted for, he has a team with the brain to turn around the fortunes of the country.

According to him, he will provide the needed strategy to overcome the security challenges and eliminate the terrorists as well as create a secured Nigeria.

“A president is not by strength, block or cement carrying but a thinker who will improve security, education, economy and leave our children and grandchildren enough prosperity. We have what it takes to end banditry and killings”, he said.

He added that he wants a Nigeria where quality education for children is guaranteed, jobs created and a vibrant economy.

Asiwaju Tinubu further disclosed that he is not distracted with all that is being said about his health knowing that he is fit and has the intellectual capacity.

The former Lagos State Governor thanked Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Niger State APC chairman, Alh Haliru Zakari Jakantoro for mobilizing the delegates to receive him.

Earlier, former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima commended Niger State for adhering to power sharing formular in the State.

Shettima described Governor Sani Bello as a man of peace, Justice, fairness and equity, pointing out that the Governor exemplified such attributes before and during the National Convention of the Party.

Shettima said Members of APC and Nigerians owe Tinubu gratitude considering his immense contributions in the formation, growth and development of the party in particular and the Nation by extention.

The APC presidential aspiran also observed Friday Juma’at prayer at the Government House Juma’at Mosque shortly after his arrival.

Mary Noel-Berje
Chief Press Secretary
to the Governor of Niger State.

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