The APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that he would robustly engage the services of Nigerians in the Diaspora in his agenda to rapidly develop Nigeria and resolve the mirage of problems facing the country.
Asiwaju Tinubu addressed the 3rd National Convention of the All-Progressives Congress, USA Chapter held at the weekend in Newark, New Jersey.
Asiwaju Tinubu, who was represented at the event by Mr. Dele Alake, the Adviser on Media, Communication & Public Affairs of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, said that he will tap into the expertise of the APC Diaspora members and the Nigerians in the Diaspora for the accelerated development of Nigeria.
Tinubu said that as a former Diaspora himself, he knows and fully understands the abundance of talents and expertise of the Nigerians in the Diaspora, and that he is uniquely positioned, more than any other candidate, to deploy and apply them to the nation building.
Also addressing the Convention, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and the Chairwoman of the Diaspora Women Mobilization emphasized in depth the need for women involvement in the campaign and in politics.
She called for equal opportunity for women and advised women to participate in the political process from bottom up. She advised Nigerians in the Diaspora not to lose hope in the fight for Diaspora voting.
Prince Ade Omole, the Director, the Diaspora Directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council informed the audience that Tinubu/Shettima ticket is all out for a better Nigeria and for the good of Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora.
He emphasized the direction of the Tinubu/Shettima campaign and made references to the 2023 Renewed Hope (Manifesto) which he described as an Action Plan of the programs the Tinubu/Shettima administration will implement and deliver to the Nigerian people when elected as President and Vice President of Nigeria.
Prince Omole assured the APC Diaspora members and the Nigerians in the Diaspora that Asiwaju Tinubu’s administration would have a robust Diaspora input.
He also commended APC-USA for making Asiwaju Tinubu the focus of the convention and promised to carry on the Diaspora campaign from USA to other foreign countries.