The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, weekend begged Nigerians not to give up on the ruling party…
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, weekend begged Nigerians not to give up on the ruling party, ahead of next year’s general elections.
Tinubu, made the plea to Nigerians at the funeral service of his late mother of the Ondo state governor , Rotimi Akeredolu, Lady Evangelist, Grace Akeredolu held at the Cathedral Church of St Andrew’s, Imola, Owo.
President Muhammadu Buhari was represented by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
Other dignitaries present at the service include, Governors of Ogun, Prince Dapo Abiodun;Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Osun, Gboyega Oyetola and Oyo, Engr Seyi Makinde, represented by his wife, Olufunke.
Also in attendance include, former Governors of Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi and wife, Erelu Bisi; Ogun, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; Ondo, Dr Olusegun Mimiko; Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, Minister of Science and Technology and Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora
Tinubu, assured Nigerians the ruling “APC would do better
“Thank God we are alive, there might be weaknesses and inadequacies in expectation.
“No one wants failure. You cannot give up on us. We will do better.
“We will contribute to the improvement you might want.
Earlier, in his sermon, Revd Stephen Ayodeji Fagbemi, lamented that “The poor are getting poor. Nigeria needs a change that will ensure safety and security in villages.
Rev Fagbemi said that “We need a government that understands economics. Life is hard in this country. Let our leaders be careful to help us move things forward. The best place to start campaign is hospital.”
He told candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that God has placed him where he is going to make a difference.
“Go to hospitals and schools and see what Nigeria is like. I encourage you to go to FMC here in Owo to campaign and see what the future holds.
Revd Fagbemi urged Governor Akeredolu and his siblings to immortalise their mother because she lived a life of service to God and humanity.