Ex-Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura revealed why northern progressive elite are supporting Tinubu.
According to him, they want him to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari because of his contributions to the enthronement of democracy in Nigeria.
He lauded support groups in the North for their efforts in promoting Tinubu’s aspiration to become the next President of Nigeria.
He made this statement while speaking with members of support groups that teamed up with Ahmed Tinubu Campaign Support Group (TCSG) in Lafia.
Al-Makura who is now a Senator appealed to all those who supported other aspirants during the APC presidential primary to also come together under the TCSG umbrella.
His words: “We are here to consolidate and get all the support groups together to wait for the direction of the campaign as would be directed by the central campaign organisation from the national level..”
“We are also here to meet with the teeming numbers of support groups of other presidential aspirants in Nasarawa State. There are up to hundred support groups. We sincerely thank them for the efforts they have been doing in promoting the aspiration of Ahmed Tinubu APC’s presidential flag bearer.”
“We call on every APC member in the state to come and join the train in order to ensure a landslide victory come 2023 for the emergence of Ahmed Tinubu as Nigeria’s president.”