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General News of Thursday, 6 October 2022

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2023 Presidency: APC chairman Adamu reveals what may cause Tinubu's defeat

Senator Abdullahi Adamu Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the ruling party will lose the 2023 presidential poll without the support of its state governors.

Adamu said this at the opening session of a meeting of governors, National Working Committee (NWC) and other APC stakeholders at the party’s national secretariat on Wednesday, October 5, in Abuja, Daily Trust reported.

Legit.ng gathers that APC governors were reportedly aggrieved over the composition of the party’s presidential campaign council.

The development made the director general of the campaign council and Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, postpone the party’s presidential campaign kick-off.

The governor explained that the move was to allow room for the inclusion of more party chieftains in the Council. Governors are commanders of APC's fortunes Speaking on Wednesday, Adamu said governors elected on the APC platform are the commanders of the party's fortunes in their various states.

“We cannot make meaningful progress in the affairs of these states, particularly in an election year that is approaching.

"We cannot plan without the buy-in of our governors so that we can stand together, believing that we share same aspirations.

“We will plan together to see how best we can deliver the interest of the party and ensure that victory is ours in 2023 general election that is by the corner. That is the essence of this meeting," he said.

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