DESPITE MUSLIM – MUSLIM TICKET, I STILL SUPPORT TINUBU – UMAHI
Abuja: Engr Dave Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE, the Ebonyi State Governor has stated categorically that, as a committed member of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, he still supports the party’s Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, despite the controversy trailing his choice of Alh Kashim Shettima, former Borno State Governor and a fellow Muslim, as running mate.
Umahi, a former APC presidential aspirant made the assertion on Monday while speaking as a guest on Channels TV’s program, Sunrise Daily.
In response to the question of his position on his party’s Muslim-Muslim ticket, Umahi said:
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“When we signed our nomination forms as Presidential aspirants, we all committed to supporting candidate that will emerge.
“And am a man of character and content. So, when His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu emerged, we all committed to supporting him.
“So whether I’m in agreement with the choice of his running mate or not, I’m bound by the oath we took, the oath of commitment to the party, the APC. So, I support my party in all elections”