The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) has denied assembly with the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, or any of his representatives over the Muslim-Muslim ticket controversy.
Naija Information earlier reported that the Tinubu Marketing campaign Organisation (TCO) spokesman, Bayo Onanuga, had stated his principal is meeting with non secular leaders and different related stakeholders to clarify his selection of the previous Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, as his working mate.
Onanuga stated the Tinubu camp determined to not make the newest growth public till some points are finalised, including that there was an association to not have it publicized.
He, nevertheless, disclosed that his principal would tackle the media when the consultations are finished.
Reacting to the declare, Adebayo Oladeji, spokesman to CAN President, Supo Ayokunle, acknowledged that Tinubu has not reached out to the affiliation over the Muslim-Muslim ticket controversy.
Oladeji added that such a gathering has not taken place with Tinubu or his representatives forward of the 2023 presidential election.
“I’m not certain anyone has reached out to CAN, not less than, to not my information,” he stated.
Additionally talking, CAN Normal Secretary, Joseph Daramola, stated Tinubu has not met with the CAN management, including that the affiliation couldn’t be swayed into altering its stance on the controversial Muslim-Muslim ticket.
“I don’t find out about that. I’m in Abuja presently and I can inform you that I’ve not seen or met anyone that appears like Tinubu in particular person,” he stated.
Tinubu Unveils Shettima As Working Mate
The APC Presidential candidate had on July 20 unveiled Senator Shettima as his working mate for the 2023 basic elections.
Tinubu introduced the previous Borno state governor to social gathering leaders and members on the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja.
He stated Shettima’s profession in politics and past exhibits that he’s eminently certified not solely to ship that all-important electoral victory but additionally to step into the sneakers of the Vice-President.
A few of the leaders of the ruling social gathering that had been current on the ceremony included the APC Nationwide Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu; Nationwide Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore and different members of the Nationwide Working Committee (NWC).
Others current on the unveiling of Shettima are Governors elected on the platform and a few social gathering chieftains.