All Progressives Congress(APC), Presidential aspirant in the just concluded Special Convention to elect flag bearer for the 2023 general elections, RT Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has congratulated his rival Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and said his victory was well deserving.
In a letter to Tinubu personally signed by the former Minister, sighted by Aspheric News, he assured Asiwaju of his support and commitment to ensure his success at the polls come 2023.
Tinubu defeated his closest rival Amaechi with 1271 votes while Amaechi garnered 316 votes; Yemi Osinbajo- 235, Senate President. Ahmed Lawal- 152, Governor Yahaya Bello- 47, Governor Dave Umahi- 38, Governor Ben Ayade- 37, Ahmed Rufai Sani- 4, Ogbunaya Onu- 1. Others are Rochas Okorocha, Tunde Bakare, and Ike Abadi, both scored nil.
The Letter Read:
08 June, 2022
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu campaign office
Ibrahim Babangida way
Congratulations on your well deserved victory at the APC presidential convention held on 07-08 June 2022, and extend my best wishes as you prepare for the 2023 Presidential elections.
I am confident that your victory will re-energize the progressive ideals of our great party APC, buttressed by your mission of a common sense Revolution which led to the defeat of PDP in the 2015 general elections.
As you embark on the historic journey, I wish to assure you of my commitment to your success at the polls in 2023 and ultimately look forward to providing the necessary support to ensure that we develop a prosperous country for all Nigerians.
Please accept my assurances of my highest esteem.