Rep. James Faleke (APC-Lagos) has stated that the support group for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidential ambition will begin operations in October, in advance of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria.
AWCS (Asiwaju Women Cooperative Society) was inaugurated on Saturday in Abuja, and Faleke shared his thoughts on the occasion.
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“The Tinubu Support Group will be launched in October, and I urge you to be fully present on the ground in your states so that you can serve as a point of contact,” Faleke said to the women.
In his remarks, Tinubu thanked AWCS for persuading him to run in the presidential election and expressed delight at their support, saying that women should not be ignored in elections because they constituted a significant proportion of the electorate.
Asiwaju’s presidential bid in 2023 is motivated by a selfless goal and an instinct from your leader, which prompted her to solicit support for him.
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“We must all register as card-carrying members of our party in our various wards; that is the only thing you can do to ensure that Asiwaju becomes the president of Nigeria,” Faleke said.
He stated that Tinubu remained the only person capable of steering the affairs of the country, and that his success as governor of Lagos State was a testament to this.
“You can be confident that if Tinubu did well as governor and leader in Lagos State, he will do even better for the country,” he said.
As a result, Faleke stated that Tinubu would be informed of the group’s message and that his support could be guaranteed.
He claimed that other presidential candidates were qualified, but that Tinubu was the most qualified of them all.
“He has a strong base of support in every state.” He has left behind a legacy. He has developed leaders. In the event that he is not available, you assume that he is.
The man we’re looking for is this one. No matter if you are a Muslim or Christian, whether you are wealthy or impoverished, he is unconcerned about your religious affiliation.
“His door is open to anyone who wants to enter.” So the best we can do is to honor him by ensuring that he succeeds in his bid to become President of Nigeria.” Faleke shared his thoughts as well.
Falaeke donated N1million to the group, claiming that it was a seed money that would serve as a start-up grant for AWCS.
Miriam Onuoah (APC-Imo) also called on the African Women’s Coalition for Success (AWCS) to champion the possibility of Tinubu becoming Nigeria’s president, emphasizing that their support would go a long way.
She praised the initiative, emphasizing that it would aid in the empowerment of women.
Mrs Toyin Badmus, Chairman of the Asiwaju Tinubu Campaign for Women’s Entrepreneurship (AWCS), responded by saying that the group’s mission was to raise awareness at the grassroots level about the importance of supporting women entrepreneurs.
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In order for the country’s poorest of the poor to have access to food, we want to be able to establish a food bank in every one of the country’s 774 local government areas.
In order for women to be able to borrow money and pay as little as one percent interest, which will be used to cover administrative costs, our cooperative will ensure that they can do so. “This will go a long way,” she expressed her gratitude.
In her statement, Badmus stated that if Tinubu declines to run for president, “we the women will insist that he must run.”