Forum of APC House of Rep candidates ask Tinubu to capture their interest


…Ready to contribute their expertise to his administration successes

By Joy Odor

The All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 House of Representatives candidates Forum that failed to win at the just concluded election have appeal to President Bola Tinubu to capture their interest as they are ready to contribute their expertise to his administration successes through government patronage.

They also seek support of the party leadership to support many of the APC candidates currently in tribunals to reclaim their stolen mandates.

The Forum, led by its Chairman, Hon. Chisom Promise Dike representing various federal constituencies across the Northern and Southern regions of the Federation made the appeal during a press conference on Friday in Abuja at the APC party Secretariat.

The lost candidates who said they embrace the fulfillment of the Renewed Hope campaign mantra of President Tinubu, noting that they are committed to supporting his vision for development of the nation.

They appeal to fellow Nigerians to exercise patience and allow the President the opportunity to fully unveil his policies and agenda for the nation.

They maintained that the task of nation-building requires a careful planning, consultation, and deliberate action, urging all to extend their trust and confidence to the President as he embarks on the journey of transformative changes.

They Forum informed that the battle ahead is not an easy one, but are firmly believe in the potential of a better Nigeria.

“We are reassured President’s competence in selecting a diverse and capable administrative team, comprising resourceful professionals and party faithfuls from within and outside Nigeria to provide Nigerians with best team and we are optimistic that our nation will witness positive and impactful transformation across various sectors.

“Our main objective is to bridge the gap in public service delivery in areas without elected representation from our party and to serve as a medium for discussion on important socio-political and economic issues, supporting government initiatives and offering collaborative solutions to challenges in our society.

“We also urge Nigerians to set aside their differences and come together in unity because our strength lies in our diversity, and it is essential to embrace the collective identity of being Nigerians. We must transcend the boundaries of religion, tribe, political party, or personal beliefs, and work towards a common goal of national Progress and unity.

“The forum seeks the support all and sundries for the President Tinubu-led administration through active participation in the growth and development of our beloved nation, understanding that the responsibility of progress rest upon each and every one of us by working together, we can overcome our present challenges and create a Nigeria that is prosperous, inclusive and sustainable for all.

“We commend the government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his uncommon courage and decisiveness to remove the ‘Elephant in the room’; the fuel subsidy. It is our believe that the government means well for all citizens and will stop at nothing to ensure that our standard of living improves within a very short time, therefore we urge all to be patient with the government.

“We commend and congratulate the leadership of our party ably led by Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu and other National working Committee of the party for the many successes recorded during the last election.

“We want to extend our congratulation to the newly elected Senate President, Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio, the Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, and the SGF, Senator George Akume.

“We want to specially congratulate our Patron, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to the President of Nigeria, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who brought all APC House of Reps candidates in Nigeria together under one forum and gave us a sense of belonging. That is the forum that later metamorphosed into this Coalition of 2023 APC House of Representatives Candidates.

“Lastly, the Coalition of 2023 APC House of Representatives Candidates extend our heartfelt congratulations once again to His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and His Excellency, the Vice President Sen. Kashim Shettima. May your tenure be marked with accomplishments, unity, and a steadfast commitment to the welfare and advancement of our great nation” they narrated.

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