2023: Presidential hopefuls push ambitions countrywide
By John Eche
Ahead of the scheduled 2023 presidential polls, Nigeria’s presidential hopefuls are frenetically pushing their ambitions countrywide, The Difference reports.
The aspirants who are generally rooting to get the nod of party members in the presidential primaries process that are expected to take place from now until June 4th, are criss-crossing the nation at the moment.
Also in the mix are efforts to ensure basic amity within the parties as well as work out possible alliances and convergence of interests along the way, with competing aspirants visiting others that they believe they could be well disposed to do deals with along the line.
This Wednesday for example, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP aspirants, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi, former Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto were in Port Harcourt to visit with their co-contender, Governor Nyesom Wike.
In a related development, the All Progressives Congress has now fixed its presidential primaries for May 30th, about two days after that of its main rival, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Rivers State Governor and presidential hopeful, Nyesom Wike