Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
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Published By Fitness Network Communications
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Canada Chapter, says the emergence of Bola Tinubu as the party’s Presidential candidate for the 2023 polls, is a reassurance of better life for Nigerians.
Its Board of Trustee Chairman, Mr Bola Ajimotokan; the Chairman, Mr Slas Abone and the Secretary-General, Mr Yemi Adegbite, made the assertions in a statement jointly signed and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Ibadan.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tinubu, the National Leader of APC, had emerged the party’s presidential candidate at the convention held in Abuja on June 7.
The group described Tinubu’s victory at the just concluded primary of the party as reassurance of better life for Nigerians in the years ahead.
It lauded President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as the leadership of the party headed by Abdullahi Adamu for conducting a transparent, free and fair primary election that could not be faulted.
The APC Canada assured the party’s national leader of its unflinching support, acknowledging Tinubu”s sterling performance as a two-term Governor of Lagos State.
“Tinubu, as Governor of Lagos State, through innovative ideas, formidable team of experts, sense of mission, visionary and purposeful leadership, drove the state to become a leading economy in Africa.
“He also transformed Lagos to a mega city. The harder the conflict (contest), the more glorious the triumph. We love the man that can smile in trouble.
“A man that can gather strength from distress and grow. We salute Tinubu’s decency, experience, moderation, courage, tenacity and strength in pursuing his presidential ambition,” it said.
The group, also acknowledged Tinubu’s invaluable contributions to evolution and sustenance of democracy in Nigeria, saying that his political influence across, as well as beyond Nigeria, was very large and significant.
It expressed hope that the party would record landslide victory at the 2023 presidential election with Tinubu as its flag bearer.
The group urged other aspirants that contested the ticket with Tinubu to support him so that the party could prove its supremacy over other political parties at the elections.
“We want to put on record our sincere felicitations to Bola Tinubu on his recent triumph over the record number of fellow contestants for the flag bearer of our great party, the APC,” it said.
The group described it as a great achievement in spite of the seemingly insurmountable uphill task, considering the multitude of equally qualified candidates that ran against Tinubu.
Chairman, Board of Trustees of Canada Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Bola Ajimotokan
“We heartily congratulate you and wish you all the best in the second phase of the journey, and the ultimate victory during the next presidential election that will determine who occupies the Aso Rock Villa.
“We like to make it known unequivocally that the entire members of the APC Canada Chapter are solidly behind you! You can count on us at any time to support your programmes for the country.
“We would like to remind you that the tasks ahead are daunting, but as you did prove during your tenure in Lagos State, you can do even a greater job as the President of Nigeria.
“Remember, the most formidable weapons against errors of every kind are reason and determination with willpower to deliver the country from the bondage of ages bedevilling the nation,” it said.