April 19, 2024

Yemi Osinbajo, Tinubu, Wike, Atiku, Other Presidential Aspirants To Wine, Dine With Aisha Buhari Saturday

Yemi Osinbajo, Tinubu, Wike, Atiku, Other Presidential Aspirants To Wine, Dine With Aisha Buhari Saturday

Nigeria’s first lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari has extended invitations to persons seeking number one seat in the country, for Ramadan dinner on Saturday April 23, according to the findings by our correspondent, the invitations had been sent for Vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressive Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for Saturday April 23.

According to the invitation card, the presidential aspirants are expected to present their invitation cards at the gate of the venue otherwise they may be turned back.

The aspirants were also instructed be present at the dinner without their phones, but clearly stated they should come with their invitation card.

Others includes, Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Ameachi and others.

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) currently has about 8 presidential aspirants.

Former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu broke the ice in January and declared his intention to run for the presidency when he visited Aisha’s husband, Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa, Abuja.

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, followed suit, and in a similar fashion, visited Buhari to inform him of his intention to run for the coveted number one position in the country.

It did not take long for others like a former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu; ex-governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha; Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State; and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to declare their interest in the presidency on the platform of the APC.

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has also joined the race.

Those who have declared for the top position on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) include the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; a United States-based medical doctor, Nwachukwu Anakwenze; media entrepreneur and publisher, Dele Momodu; Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike; Investment banker and economist, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen; former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi; Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel and a Pharmacist, Sam Ohuabunwa.

Others are former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; former Senate President, Bukola Saraki; former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim and the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, as well as the only female aspirant in the race, Oliver Tareila Diana.

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