The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in the Southwest reaffirmed their commitment to Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima’s victory in the 2023 presidential election.
Saturday in Osogbo marked the beginning of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) Grassroots Engagement and Civic Orientation (Southwest) meeting.
At the occasion were committee members and APC members from Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, and Ondo, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
During his speech at the inauguration, Governor Gboyega Oyetola remarked that the Tinubu/Shettima ticket was supported by tested and dependable hands.
Oyetola encouraged committee members not to relax till the last person has been mobilized for the triumph of Asiwaju/Shettima in the Southwest in the 2023 presidential election.
“This is a call to be part of history, a call to be a part of creating the new nation we all desire and the future we seek for our children and our children’s children.
“I thank you all for your unrelenting passion, unbridled commitment, unparalleled dedication and uncommon sacrifice for the message of Renewed Hope that you believe in.
“This is an indication that you also believe in your fatherland.
“The Tinubu/Shettima ticket is powered by tested and trusted hands and it offers renewed hope for all in all sectors. It ensures our today and assures us of our tomorrow.
“We are here to put South-west seal of excellence on a ticket that had been tested and trusted to deliver excellence in the throes of economic downturn in the past”, he said.
Mrs. Titila Laoye Tomori-Ponnle, the Southwest Director of the Committee, stated in her remarks that the members of the committee were committed to delivering 90 percent of Southwest votes to Tinubu.
Tomori-Ponnle stated that committee members across the whole Southwest would begin door-to-door campaigning in all units and wards across all local government districts in the region.
“I know you are all ready to deliver victory for APC presidential candidate.
“I want to admonish you to work assiduously in canvassing support for Tinubu, who has the capacity in delivering good governance.
“Tinubu is a good product and he is an answer to our prayers. He did it in Lagos and he will do it again in the country,” she said.
Previously, the APC state chairman, Prince Gboyega Famodun, stated that Tinubu possessed the qualifications and excellent health to become the next president of the country.
Famodun asked all members of the committee and APC in Southwest to campaign for Tinubu and his running mate Shettima at the grassroots level.
Famodun said that Tinubu has the qualifications and health to become the next president of the country adding that he has been traversing the country without failure for months.
“Tinubu has the capacity and good health to be the next president of the country. He he has been touring the country for months now without failing.
“When elected, the evil veil that is on our country will be over. He has built the foundation for Lagos state and he will replicate same in Nigeria.
“I want to urge you to go back to your grassroots with this gospel. Take the campaign of Tinubu to traditional rulers and religion leaders across the state.
“What is happening to us in this country can only be tackle by Asiwaju because of his capacity,” he said.