•••It is the first of it kind From the Party – Tinubu
•••As Edu Commends the wives of APC Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidate; Sen. Pastor Oluremi Tinubu and Mrs Shetima for their support to Female candidates.
In preparation for the 2023 general election campaign and ballot gains the National Women Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress Dr Betta Edu support by Her Deputy Hon Zainab Ibrahim hosted all APC Female Candidates in Abuja on a Campaign Management Workshop.
During the workshop, Wife of the Incoming President Sen. Oluremi Tinubu laud the National Women Leader Dr Betta Edu for organizing the first ever Campaign Management Workshop for Female Candidates with the largest number of Female Candidates emerging as the party flag bearer during her administration. Speaking further, Sen. OluRemi Tinubu acknowledges and thanked the National Women Leader on the good work, numerous programs and nation wide outreach that she is doing which is geared towards improving support for the party and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu her husband’s 2023 Presidential ambition noting that her style of leadership is worthy of emulation.
In the same spirit of sportsmanship, Sen. Tinubu admonished all Female Candidates and tasked them to make maximum utilization of every mandate given to them by the electorates, organize town hall meetings with their constituent members in other to know them and their needs and most importantly they should not take their votes for granted rather should be held in trust by delivering on their election promises, noting that if they are able to do that they will earn the respect of those people they are representing and gain vote of confidence by their various constituents.
Conversely, wife of the Incoming Vice President Hajia Nana Shettima while addressing all Female Candidates at the workshop congratulate them and tasked them to be united to form a unified front at the poll. Speaking further, she solicit for prayers, support and words of encouragement and developmental ideas that will move the nation to the next level.
Dr Betta Edu appreciated all Female candidates congratulating them on their emergence as the flag bearer of the party noting that this is history making for APC party having over 90 women on the ballot for 2023 the general elections.
Speaking further, the ebullient National Women Leader Dr Betta Edu noted that the Female Campaign Management workshop was a power packed workshop to prepare all Female candidates on how to go into their campaigns and elections fully prepared with boldness, well equipped with capacities in other to drive home victory from the poll. The APC National Women Leader reiterated that she wants her party to win the 2023 general election from the President to the last candidate on the ballot in 2023 general election.
In her words ” We want to win from the President to the last person on the ballot who is running this election on our party APC ticket“
In a press briefing, Dr. Betta Edu the ebullient National Women Leader was interviewed by the pressman on what magic she performed to give her the large number of female candidate in the contemporary space as regarding women contesting for elective positions. In her response Dr. Betta reiterates that one of her core responsibilities is mainstreaming women into elective position to bring in their wealth of experiences and contribute their quota to nation building, development and entire growth of Nigeria. She thanked the National Chairman of APC Sen Abdulahi Adamu and the NWC for the support to Female inclusion and main streaming.
In attendance were Country Rep of IRI and other great facilitators who trained women on different aspect of Election management.