ZLP, APP, 8 others endorse Tinubu/Shettima for President
Ten political parties have endorsed the candidacy of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and vice presidential candidate, Sen. Kashim Shettima.
The political parties include, Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), National Rescue Mission (NRM), Action Peoples Party (APP) and Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and others.
Speaking at the endorsement ceremony held on Thursday at the Lagos Airport Hotel in Ikeja, the Lagos Chairman of the NRM, Mrs Temilade Akinade, said that the political parties decided to endorse Tinubu because of his believe in true federalism .
She spoke further on why the political parties backed Tinubu: “Senator Bola Tinubu is a preacher of State Police which will bring about peace and stability in the country and also combat insecurity in the land.
” Tinubu believes in equity and justice. He is a man that believes in one Nigeria. We know too well that when he becomes the next President, the economy of the nation will grow and leads to economic growth and development.
“We have collectively agreed to endorse and support Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu/Kashim Shettima for President for the good of Nigeria.”
Akinade urged Nigerians to vote APC, saying that the Tinubu/Shetima candidacy was the best for Nigeria.
Lagos Chairman of the ZLP, Mr Adekunle Adenipekun, said that the endorsement was to make history with Nigeria, saying that Tinubu remains the best to resuscitate the economy.
Some of the House of Representatives candidates of the ZLP who joined in endorsing Tinubu/Shetima were; Benedict Uba (Surulere 1), Chiomma Onyebuchi (Mushin 1), Ola Mayowa (Lagos Mainland), Adenipebi Abosede (Ikorodu), Adekunle Adelami (Ifako/Ijaiye), Shotonwa Adebayo (Ibeju Lekki), Lookman Adebola (Badagry), Hassan Rahman (Alimosho), Taiwo Abdulganiyu (Ajeromi/Ifelodun).
ZLP Senatorial candidates that endorsed Tinubu/Shettima were; Blessing Orji (Lagos Central) and Anthony Emereole (Lagos West).