The Global Chairman of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity Vanguard
Ambassador ( Dr) Dare Owotomobi FCPA. has congratuated the All progressives Congress APC on the successful primary election that produced Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the presidential candidate of the party.
A press release signed by the BATS-V Chairman and titled :VICTORY FOR VISION & TENACITY reads:
“My dear BATS-V Compatriots.
“My joy knows no bounds and very indescribable,thus bringing me tears of joys and smile of hope for a better Nigeria of our dreams.
“The optimism ladden with assurance of transforming our potentials and natural endowed asset into the leap of optimality and sustainability in placing us among the best in the world is a thing of pride and blessings to us.
“I officially congratulate all progressives, most especially our indefatigable, irrepressible, undaunted, fearless, committed and very patriotic members of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity Vanguard over the success of the victory of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the flagbearer of our great party the All Progressives Congress.
“You will all agree with me that the last few months have been challenging, demanding and excruciating in the phase of our democratic process of enthroning people that will pilot our nation to a higher phase of development. The peculiarity of our democratic culture which is guided by our social, political, economic as well as other human variables have impacted to pressurize as well as energize our resolve to remain adamant and unperturbed to distraction and frivolities that confronted us as a nation and a people.
“Truly, as the largest and most vibrant political party of the black race, it didn’t come as a surprise that the attention that accompanied our primaries at all levels, which drew local and international recognition is a testimony of the responsibility and acceptability our party has earned within a very short time of our prominence. We knew our position and the expectations of Nigeria from us and these were responsible for the various issues that we encountered in the course of doing the right thing, a situation that tested the resolve, steadfastness, perseverance, cohesion and dynamism of our party. We fought, disagreed and dialogued based on principle, merit, fairness,justice, transparency and love for our country.
“The heat was on us, not because we were lacking the resources and capacity but our avowed commitment to the people not to retard the wheel of progress achieved in the last seven years motivated our desire to be meticulous, strategic and mission driven to achieve a well calculated result of stabilising and consolidating our progress.
“I am proud of the democratic credential of our party which was clearly demonstrated in all the steps taken to a arrive at the choice of our Presidential flag bearer as well as that of other elective position. Our party parade the best set of aspirants, thus putting us in a very complicated position of chosing the best among the best. Our candidates are extraordinary in all ramifications of leadership criteria, acceptability, credibility and electability. It was a very hot contest which drew all sort of political machinations and strategies deployed to enhance our selection process in giving our country the best and most deserving set of leaders.
“The contest came with its own peculiarities and challenges in a bid to have the right people at the helms of affairs. Media attention was focused on us while the opposition were jittery and hoping we won’t get it right. It was a fair war of principled and merit driven in which we harnessed all our resources and potentials to keep our house intact and impregnable despite the intrigues and interferences from busy bodies.
“Today, we have chosen Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and have repose all our hope for a better Nigeria on him. In our primaries, we have no victor or loser as we are all winners as a result of our love for our country. All aspirants desire to give their best to our country and this and many altruistic motives influenced our attitudes and behaviours. It is now time to come together and confront the enemies of the nation who are lottering around to revert our journey of growth and development. They are lurking and hungry to bombard on our precious resources so as to reverse our gains of the last seven years.
“We must unite now to finish the war as what we had was testing our arsenal and armoury so as to deploy the best to win the war. We must not win the battle and lose the war. We must not be carried away by the joy of victory, such that we will lose focus of our prime goal. We must apply the same bravery and focus to confront, debilitate and destroy our common foes. We MUST win the election for the love of our country.
“Our opponents are treacherous, brutal, indecorous and heartless in their desperation. They will deployed unethical, unscrupulous and inhuman strategies towards accomplishing their evil desire. We MUST be ready to confront and repel them staunchly. They have accumulated resources that were stolen from our common patrimony and will exploit it to attempt at degrading us but we should remain steadfast, united and impregnable.
“They will deploy primordial sentiment, conspiracies, propaganda and fake news that will challenge our tenacity and purpose. They enjoy using things like religion, ethnicity, tribes and other heterogenous variables which should be our strength to divide us. We must be vigilant and very conscious to counter their narrative with facts and evidence. Our campaign should be issue based which shall be deliver in an ethical and respectful manner. Our candidate has all it takes and the facts are abound for us to bring to the knowledge of our discerning electorate.
“We must embark on a strategic and focus political enlightenment and sensitisation so as to eliminate and prevent the ascendance and implantation of their misrepresentation and conspiracies. Our strategy is to unite our diversity for the attainment of our common interest.
“Once again, I congratulate everyone of us for bringing us to this stage of our success.
“The battle is won but the war is not over. Victory is our leisure and we must achieve it no matter the challenges and difficult.
“Nigeria at this time needs capable hands to drive the country to development destination. The cap fits no one other than Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
” The outcome of the primary election is a reflection to Nigerians that the APC constitutes leaders who takes Unity and oneness of Nigeria as priority
“Nigeria will remain great and forward looking for the benefit of us and our unborn generation. It is time Nigeria Must Work For Us All.
“Bola Ahmed Tinubu did it before and he can do it again.
“God bless Nigeria and us all”.