… Hails his emergence as APC presidential flag bearer
Delta South senatorial district candidate under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Joel-Onowakpo Thomas has congratulated Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu on his emergence as the presidential flag and described him as truly the “Jagaban of Politics”.
He commended Tinubu’s sagacity and dexterity, two virtues among the many that earned him the APC presidential ticket while describing him as a ‘political strategist and pillar of democracy showing political resilience in national and local politics.
Congratulating the former governor of Lagos State, Hon. Joel-Onowakpo in a statement by his Personal Press Secretary, Godday Odidi, noted that the emergence of Senator Tinubu was a result of dint of hard work, stressing that the 1271 votes that gave him (Tinubu) victory was an indication of overwhelming acceptance of the man he described as a great politician who had touched lives across the length and breadth of the country.
He said Tinubu’s emergence “brought political relief to our party that 2023 is going to be a contest between APC, PDP, and other political parties in Nigeria. On behalf of all my political supporters from the Delta South Senatorial district, I say a big congratulation to you. We have confidence in you that the 2023 victory is secured.”
The Senatorial hopeful congratulated the party for the success recorded at the convention which he attributed to the remarkable and unwavering leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC leadership under the chairmanship of Senator Abdullahi Adamu as chairman and every member at state, local government and ward levels.
He as well commended all the aspirants whose names were on the ballot at the presidential primary and commended them for their sportsmanship display during the exercise.
Hon. Joel-Onowakpo called on everyone to rally round the candidate in the campaign process saying “this is no more Tinubu’s headache but that of all APC members at all level to ensure continuity of APC in governance beyond 2023.”