Osinbajo Obtains N100m APC Presidential Nomination Form, Says Support Groups Bought For Him
APC presidential aspirant, Yemi Osinbajo has picked up the party’s expression of interest and nomination forms which cost 100 million Naira.
His spokesman, Laolu Akande, made this known on Thursday.
Akande said the forms were collected by representatives of Osinbajo’s support groups.
“A passionate team of support groups and individual Nigerians from across the country have raised funds to support the purchase of APC nomination forms for the Vice President’s 2023 presidential bid.
“Today, the forms are being collected by representatives of the team, just as the VP continues his interactions with APC stakeholders across the States. Today, VP Osinbajo is in Cross River and Bayelsa States.”
The APC expression of interest and nomination forms cost N100 million.
In the APC, at least 15 southerners are already in the race.
Those That Have Also Expressed Their Interest
They are Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River, former Governor Rochas Okorocha, ex-Governor Adams Oshiomhole, APC stalwart, Bola Tinubu, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba and a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani.
Others from the South contesting on the platform of the APC include the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and influential Pastor, Tunde Bakare.