14th November, 2022
Sen. Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC for the 2023 election, has arrived in Jos, the capital of Plateau State for the kick off of the his campaign scheduled for Tuesday.
Tinubu who was accompanied by some chieftains of APC was received on arrival in Jos, by the Governor of Plateau State who is also the Director General of the party’s campaign council, Governor Simon Lalong and the Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Idris Wase.
Meanwhile, Governor Lalong has said Plateau State will sustain its track record of hosting National party Conventions and Presidential campaigns that produced Nigerian Presidents.
Lalong who inspected the Rwang Pam Township Stadium Jos billed to host the flag-off of the APC Presidential Campaign on Tuesday 15th November 2022 said all is set for a hitch-free and colourful event.
He said already the city of Jos and Plateau State is agog as APC faithful and the citizens prepare to receive Chairman of the PCC President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governors, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, APC National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu among other leaders and members of the party across the nation.
The Director General said the Local Organising Committee led by Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Idris Wase and Deputy Governor Prof. Sonni Tyoden has done a lot of work to ensure that the campaign flag-off holds successfully.
He said “The history is very clear and God is writing this history himself. Anybody who is declared here goes on to win the Presidential elections. We know of Abiola and Obasanjo. Asiwaju is also going the same way because we have been blessed. I am very impressed with the show of hospitality and excitement among the citizens who are ready to recieve the victory of the APC”.
Chairman of the Local Organising Committee and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Idris Wase also told journalists that the LOC has been working with relevant Committees of the PCC to ensure that all planned activities are executed with excellence and effectiveness.
He said security has been considered among other things to ensure that no incident is recorded before, during and after the flag-off.
Wase thanked Governor Lalong and Director General of the PCC for his support and confidence in the LOC to deliver on the assignment.
The Governor also inspected the Tinubu/Shettima Campaign Office in Jos which is expected to be commissioned.