Presidential candidates of some opposition political parties in the 2023 general elections on Thursday, urged the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to persuade President Bola Tinubu for inclusion in his government.
They requested a courtesy call on the APC national chairman at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja.
The Presidential candidates are of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Action Democratic Party (ADP), National Rescue Movement (NRM), and Action Peoples Party (APP), among others.
The candidates who are under the aegis of the Forum of Concerned Presidential Candidates said the need for peace and development of the country informed their decision not to challenge the victory of President Tinubu at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT)
The spokespersons of the forum and Presidential candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), Ambassador Felix Johnson Osakwe, assured the president and the party that they were for peace.