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Afenifere congratulates Tinubu on election as APC presidential candidate

Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Afenifere Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba has congratulated former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his emergence as the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The group also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for providing good leadership and allowed due process to be followed in the selection of the presidential flag…

Nigeriaís ruling party (All Progressive Congress) presidential flagbearer, Bola Tinubu (middle) is flanked by Nigeriaís President Muhammadu Buhari (C) and APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu (right) after the party announces Tinubu as the winner of its presidential primary during APC special convention to elect the party’s presidential flag bearer for 2023 election at the Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria on June 8, 2022. – Former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu is announced the winner of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary as its candidate for the 2023 presidential election to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Afenifere Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba has congratulated former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his emergence as the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The group also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for providing good leadership and allowed due process to be followed in the selection of the presidential flag bearer saying the conduct of the primary showed Nigeria is being led by a democrat.

It further congratulated the national executives of the party for conducting a free and fair primary 

In a statement on Thursday by the secretary of the group, Mr Bayo Aina, the group lauded the APC Northern Governors for their commitment to power shift that led to the realisation of a southern candidate as the presidential candidate of the party.

The group under the leadership of elder statesman, Prince Tajudeen Olusi commended all the aspirants in the party for their conduct before, during and after the primary.

It called on leaders of the party to unite behind the presidential candidate and work for the success of the party in the coming general elections.

The group said whatever differences that exist within the party must be resolved amicably as the nation depends on it to continue the good work President Buhari has started.