Ekiti State Governor and APC Presidential Aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has extended congratulations to former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his selection as the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 general election.

Governor Fayemi also commended the party leadership and the convention planning committee for the successful organization of the special convention and presidential primary. He further congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for overseeing a process that was free, fair, and credible as the national leader of the party.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, Dr. Fayemi expressed that Asiwaju Tinubu’s emergence reflects the collective desire of the majority of APC members. He added that the former Lagos State Governor has demonstrated dedication and competence, making him well-suited to lead the country at this crucial time in history.

Governor Fayemi who stepped down and endorsed Tinubu at the convention, described the APC flagbearer as a “long distance runner”, who has the capacity to lead the country to greater heights come 2023.

“It is a great moment for our party. I congratulate Asiwaju Tinubu for the well deserved victory and the leadership of the party as well as the convention committee members for a great job.

“Collectively, we shall move from this convention venue with greater determination to strengthen the party and work assiduously for the success of the party in the 2023 elections.”

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