In preparation for forthcoming next month’s campaigns for the next general elections, the All Progressives Congress might have held onto the initiative of extensive consultations and peace deals to approach the election as a united political family.
Inquiry disclosed that a meeting of the 22 presidential aspirants and the flag bearer, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is supposed to hold one week from now at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
Expected at the meeting are former and serving governors, former Ministers, and federal lawmakers who sought the ticket won by Tinubu last June at the Presidential Convention held at Eagles Square.
The list included former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; former Science and Technology Minister, Ogbonnaya Onu; former Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba and former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.
Serving governors to storm the venue are: Governors Yahaya Bello, Dave Umahi Abubakar Badaru, Ben Ayade and Kayode Fayemi, of Kogi, Ebonyi, Jigawa, Cross Rivers and Ekiti States, separately.
From the National Assembly are Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; former Ogun State governorand serving senator, Ibikunle Amosun; Senator Ajayi Boroffice, and Rochas Okorocha.
Others are two-term Zamfara State governor, Ahmad Sani; a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole; Pastor Tunde Bakare; and Businessman, Dr Nicolas Felix.
Likewise, to grace the meeting to share ideas on the most proficient method to win the 2023 elections are former Information Minister, Ikeobasi Mokelu; Businessman, Tein Jack-Rich, and the only female aspirants, Uju Ken-Ohanenye.
A statement from the Media office of Dr. Nicolas Felix revealed “The special invitation to the strategic meeting of all 2023 APC Presidential Aspirants, which will be held at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 by 2 pm is to brainstorm on adopting winning campaign strategies that will carry every Nigerian along and address the challenges bedeviling our country.”