A support group within the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, the Progressives Consolidation Group PCG has written the Gov. Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC of the party on the need to support Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 when the latter finishes his second term in office.
In a letter dated 8th October 2021 and signed by one of its leaders, Dr Aliyu Kurfi, the group said Osinbajo “is the best qualified to consolidate the nationalistic legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari as the second citizen and strategic insider who is most conversant with the national policies and rhythms of governance of Mr. President”.
The Buni leadership had on October 4 written the PCG, approving it’s application as one of he support groups within the party.
The PCG said its ongoing nationwide mobilization towards co-opting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 election is mainly is to increase APC’s party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also to accelerate growth and sustainable development for a more united Nigeria.
“Our patriotic drive towards realizing an Osinbajo Presidency is aimed at deepening core democratic and strategic governance values that truly deliver maximum benefits to our citizens.
“Compliance with such continuity ethos will ensure that innumerable good works and outstanding legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds hitch free to the glory of the Almighty God, and to the immense benefits of our Nigerian citizens, and for the emulation of other African Leaders.