By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
All Progressives Congress, (APC) will hold a massive rally and street walk on Tuesday October 4 in Ibadan for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Senator Kassim Shettima, the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates and all the party’s candidates for the 2023 general elections.
According to the Oyo APC State Publicity Secretary, Comrade Olawale Sadare, the Mega Rally and Road Walk across the state capital is to flag off the electioneering campaigns for Tinubu-for-President campaign as well as mobilise support for all the three senatorial and 14 House of Representatives candidates of the party in the state.
Comrade Sadare stressed that at the rally, all the support groups who have indicated their interest to work for Sen. Bola Tinubu and running mate, Sen. Kassim Shettima, to win next year presidential are expected at the rally.
“The leadership of Oyo APC has concluded arrangement on the Mega Rally with which we are officially flagging off our campaigns in the state. Our three Senatorial candidates, Senator . Abdufatai Buhari (Oyo North), Barr. Sarafadeen Alli (Oyo South) and Dr. Yunus Akintunde (Oyo Central) as well as all the 14 House of Representatives candidates would be led by our gubernatorial candidate, Senator Teslim Folarin, to participate in the exercise”, he said.
Comrade Sadare added, ” we therefore use this opportunity to invite all support groups who have indicated their interest to work for Sen. Bola Tinubu and running mate, Sen. Kassim Shettima, to win next year presidential election and also charge you to start grassroots campaigns with a view to securing the nod of the voting populace for all APC candidates.” Sadare said.
Also, the Oyo state Chairman of the party, Hon Isaac Omodewu at a strategic meeting held with all pro-Tinubu/Shettima groups at the Oke-Ado, State secretariat of the party in Ibadan said the massive rally and street walk is to garner support for all its candidates including Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kassim Shettima, the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates respectively.
Speaking through the state APC Secretary, Alhaji Tajudeen Olanite, Hon Omodewu expressed optimism about the success of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Project “in view of the huge population of patriots who have endorsed it. Everywhere you go today in most part of the country, you would see that Nigerians are indeed ready to vote Asiwaju as the next President.
“And to buttress this assertion, the number of of eminent citizens and genuine voters who have mobilised themselves to form various support groups for Tinubu/Shettima 2023 Project is incredible as evident in our gathering here today. In the last few days, we have attended to more than two hundred different groups who are more than ready to mobilize voters for the APC candidates. We are indeed grateful to all of you for this patriotic act.”