The Iyaloja General of Nigeria, Chief Mrs. Folasade Tinubu-Ojo earlier today, Tuesday, 5th of July, 2022 paid a visit to the APC Women in Politics at their Abuja National Conference venue.
Iyaloja General thanked the APC WIP for their unwavering support for the APC Presidential flagbearer; Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
She urged the women never to relent in their commitment and participation in politics at all levels, she also urged every member of the team to endeavor to register for their PVCs and also sensitize their various immediate communities on the need for everyone to obtain their voter’s card.
Chief Mrs. Folasade Tinubu-Ojo also heaped encomium on the leadership of the group and urged them to continue their good works on all fronts.
APC Women in Politics comprise of Several women in the All-Progressives Congress have mobilized support for the presidential ambition of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in the 2023 elections. This is according to his support group under the aegis of the APC Nigeria Women in Politics.
They, however, called on Tinubu to consider a woman as his running mate in the forthcoming presidential election.
The national convener of the APC WIP, Princess Bolanle Kazeem, stated these in an interview with journalists at the Unity Fountain demonstration ground in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, during a mobilization rally held for Tinubu and sensitization of women to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards for them to vote in next year general election.
She explained that the women decided to support the former Lagos State Governor because of his leadership qualities.
Kazeem also said that the APC WIP, with members from across the 36 states of the country, was tired of politicians who promised to provide good governance to the masses during electioneering campaigns but ended up deceiving and disappointing them.
According to her, Tinubu had a good track record in the provision of security and infrastructure as well as the management of the state economy for collective prosperity.
Kazeem said, “We are expecting 35 per cent of Asiwaju’s cabinet to be made up of women, but if we get more than that, we don’t mind. This is so putting into consideration the input of women in elections.
“Let the party give us our 35 per cent affirmative action. I want to say that the women in the country want a female Vice President. Let the party give us the VP position. We are making this demand on Tinubu too because we know he has sympathy for women.
“We, the women, have agreed and are ready to give our time and support for our father, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. As the APC women, we will garner