The vice president, Yemi Osinbajo,has purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC) nomination and expression of interest forms for the presidential election scheduled to hold in 2023. Investigations reveal that Osinbajo obtained the nomination and expression of interest forms at N30 million and N70 million each. The forms, Legit.ng gathered were purchased for the vice president by representatives of the Osinbajo’s Support groups led by Senator Kabiru Gaya. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the vice president, Laolu Akande said support groups and individual Nigerians from across the country raised funds in that regard. Akande said that the forms were collected by Senator Gaya on behalf of the vice president.
His words: “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.”
Meanwhile, the former aide of Rauf Aregbesola, in Osun state declared his full support for the presidential ambition of the vice president. This is as a group launched and headed by Manashe Ehile, has drummed support for the VP ahead of the APC’s presidential primaries. Ehile, revealed the people of Modakeke have a good relationship with the VP and are not relenting in their efforts to campaign for him ahead of the 2023 polls.