The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (South-West), Mr Isaac Kekemeke, said the party’s presidential flagbearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, would win over 80 percent of the votes in the region during the 2023 elections.
Mr Olaniyi Adegbola, Ondo State Coordinator of The Asiwaju Group (TAG), a support group for Tinubu, said in a statement that Kekemeke gave the assurance when executives of the group visited him in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Wednesday.
The APC South-West leader, who said that President Muhammadu Buhari had always won over 70 percent of votes cast in his North-West zone in previous elections, vowed, “Tinubu would do better in the South-West in next year’s presidential poll.
“Buhari always had 70 percent of his region’s votes in every election. We will win 80 percent for Asiwaju in the South-West region in 2023,” he assured.
He added that the APC in South-West would deliver impressively and urged the various support groups to work assiduously to ensure Tinubu’s victory in the 2023 presidential election.
Speaking during the visit, the TAG State Coordinator said that Tinubu remained a common unifying factor which “is key to APC victory in the state.