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‘Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Wife Excluded From APC Campaign Council’

 

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The name of the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo is missing from the list of the presidential campaign council of the All Progressives Congress.

Naija News had earlier reported that the name of the Vice President was nowhere to be found after the list was released by the ruling party.

APC while debunking the claim that there rift between the presidential candidate of the party, Bola Tinubu and Osinbajo, stated in a statement that President Muhammadu Buhari requested the exclusion of his vice.

The statement which disclosed that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha was also excluded from the list said, Buhari made the demand to allow them to focus on governance.

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Days after the list of the presidential campaign council of APC was released, the name of the Vice President, Dolapo is missing from the list of the women’s campaign team released by Oluremi Tinubu.

The list which was released on Friday has the wife of President Buhari, Aisha as the Patron of the women’s campaign team, while Remi Tinubu, wife of the APC presidential candidate, and Nana Shettima, wife of the vice presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima, will serve as chair and co-chairperson.

The name of the Vice President was missing from the list and at the time of filing this report, no reason has been stated by the party.

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The ruling party ahead of the 2023 general elections have been battling the controversy around its Muslim-Muslim ticket, which some believed that the presence of Osinbajo would have doused.