The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has disclosed the purpose of his meeting with Governors elected on the platform of the party.
Naija News had earlier reported that the presidential hopeful met with 12 APC governors on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Speaking with reporters shortly after the meeting, Tinubu said he met with the governors to seek their support and encouragement regarding his 2023 presidential aspiration.
The former Lagos governor also promised to collaborate with the governors ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
The presidential hopeful added that discussions during the meeting focused on his ambition to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
He said: “My mission is to seek the collaboration, encouragement and support of my party, the APC, for my ambition and mission to become the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
The governors who met with Tinubu are Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna; Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state; Simon Lalong of Plateau; Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano; Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi.
Others are Mai Mala Buni of Yobe; Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos; Hope Uzodimma of Imo; Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa; Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, and Gboyega Oyetola of Osun.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News