Posters captioned “Ebeano for Tinubu”, having the pictures of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC Presidential candidate and that of Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Enugu East Senatorial District are currently trending in Enugu just as the APC Presidential campaign council confirmed that the inclusion of the Enugu PDP Senator was not a mistake.
A statement issued on Monday, September 26, 2022, signed by Bayo Onanuga, Media and Publicity APC Presidential Campaign Council reads partly:
“ The PCC will also want to clarify that the appearance of the name of HE Chimaroke Nnamani, a distinguished senator from Enugu State, was not a mistake.He is on the list in his own right as a supporter of our presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.Distinguished Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, who is still away in the United States, is a very close friend of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He may not be on the field with us as a PDP senatorial candidate in Enugu East, but his presence is indicative that he may have chosen to give ‘moral support’ to his old-time friend and brother.In any case, the PCC cannot dictate the extent of Senator Nnamani’s support for his friend and brother.
“That is part of his fundamental human right which supersedes any provision in a Party Constitution. His position and allegiance to his party is self-defining and does not need any qualifying by us. Any explanation as to his status should be coming from the other party and not from us who are very proud to be associated with him.”