‘We Would Not Abandon APC For Another’, Tinubu Reacts To Report Of Forming New Party
Former Lagos State governor and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied plotting moves to form another political party ahead of the 2019 general election.
There have been several media report that Tinubu is in talks with some political figures within and outside the party to launch a new political platform that will challenge the ruling ALL Progressives Congress (APC).
The latest of such report is that which said Tinubu, Atiku and the Ahmed Makarfi led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set March 2017 date to form a mega opposition political party.
But Tinubu, in a couple of tweets Monday morning restated his commitment the the ideals of the APC which he helped form.
Although, he did not make reference to any of the reports, he said “Achievements will be had & replicated. Through it all, I, Asiwaju will remain true to the progressive ideals that fueled the creation of APC”
“I have devoted my political life to achieve what has been achieved. My heart is too much of the people and my mind too fixed on establishing a positive historic legacy rather than engage in destructive pettiness,” he added.
“This government, APC, is for the betterment of the people & the national purpose is bigger and more important than any individual’s desires”
“This is a party I labored with others to build.We would not abandon it for another. Millions of Nigerians who voted are watching and praying”