Tinubu: A.P.C Group Calls For Adoption Of Ezekiel Afunkoyo As Vice President

Tinubu: A.P.C Group Calls For Adoption Of Ezekiel Afunkoyo As Vice President

By Godson Ikpontu

A professional-All Progressives Congress (APC) group, on the aegis of APC Youth Development Forum(APC-YDF), has referred to as on the nationwide management of the {party} and its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to think about and undertake Chief Ezekiel Afunkoyo as his Vice Presidential candidate.

While the {party} has lower than two days to make determination on who to fly the joint ticket with the presidential candidate, there have been divergent opinions on the character and geo-political zone to be thought-about in selecting the Vice Presidential candidate.

In an announcement launched on Wednesday in Abuja by the National President of APC-YDF Comrade Solomon Audu whereas reacting to ongoing consultations on the choices out there to the {party} in contemplating a presidential pair for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

He mentioned “The call to adopt Chief Ezekiel Afunkoyo as Tinubu’s Vice is based on his performance as a businessman, acceptability among his colleagues and Nigerians, his sense of justice and equity as well as his contributions to the development of APC as a ruling party.”

He mentioned Cheif Ezekiel is understood for “his private sound character and his mild disposition, a bridge between the younger and the outdated, who has no report of non secular bigotry, bodily match and mentally balanced, a bridge-builder between the North and the South, which makes him appropriate for the place.

“The experience gained as a politician will certainly come in handy in his role as Vice President”.

He, nevertheless, defined that it’s time for Taraba State to supply the following Vice President.

He famous that Taraba state has produced commited and religious leaders who’ve left no stone unturned in guaranteeing the expansion and betterment of the {party} each at state and nationwide ranges.

He subsequently referred to as on the eye of the management of the {party} in addition to the APC presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to look in direction of Taraba state to supply a working mate for his Presidential race.

Comrade Audu additional hailed Former two occasions Governor of Lagos State, Tinubu and warranted him of the help of the teaming Nigerian youths within the forthcoming basic polls.

He additionally inspired the management of the {party} to take heed to the plight of the folks with emphasis on balanced governance for the sake of peace and unity.

Meanwhile, Afunkoyo was a key participant to the victory of APC in 2015, haven made selfless commitments and sacrifices with large campaigns throughout the northeast and Nigeria in entirety.

He is presently the Chairman of the the Board of Management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Hospital. He is a 3times Governorship Aspirant in Taraba State and likewise a Member of the Presidential Defence Think-tank Committee. Chief Afukonyo was the Chairmanship Candidate for National Republican Convention Party from 1994 to 1995. In 1995 untill 1996, he held the place of Director Research and Member Board of Trustees of the Democratic People’s Party(DPN).

In 2011 he was appointed as GMB 2011 Campaign Coordinator for Taraba State and was later a Gubernatorial Aspirant of the then newly birthed Congress for Progressive Change(CPC) in Taraba State. He led an enormous campaign of Supporters in the course of the 2015 basic elections, which birthed President Muhammadu Buhari as President below the victorious mandate of APC. In 2019, Chief Afukonyo made a number of efforts to make sure that the ruling All Progressive Congress-APC remained in energy, particularly on the presidential stage which was achieved.

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