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BREAKING: North-West APC leaders demand vice-presidential slot

The leaders said they have decided to engage the presidential candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to make their desire known.

The North-West leaders are coming out for the first time after the special convention of the party which produced Tinubu to make a demand for the position.

The position of the North-West APC leaders was contained in a statement issued by the APC National Vice-Chairman (North-West), Dr. Salihu Lukman after their meeting held on Thursday in Kaduna.

According to the statement, party leaders from the region who were at the Kaduna meeting include APC governors, gubernatorial candidates and ministers from the North-West resgion.

“The meeting noted the contribution of the North-West to the emergence and growth of the APC and its electoral viability, with the North-West providing about 39% of the votes the APC recorded in 2019 and 2015 presidential elections,” the statement said.

“Therefore, the zone resolved to aggregate its interests and vital concerns and engage accordingly with the presidential candidate of the party.”

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