2023 Race: Rotimi Amaechi’s Campaign Materials Flood Northern Region
Video clips and posters canvassing presidential aspiration of Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi are now circulating across the northern states of the federation, Sahel Standard can report.
A video clip with young northern ladies singing and promoting Amaechi’s aspiration is already going viral in the social media. Posters and other campaign materials sponsored by a group called Amaechi Vanguard are also spotted in many party of the Northern region.
While the Minister has never indicated interest in the number one position , his close allies confirmed that the minister is ready for the big assignment.
“Honourable Amaechi is ready to seek the Presidency if his party nominates him. You will agree with me that he is ably qualified for the position”, one of his strong allies in the South South stated.
Another ally when confronted reported that the former Rivers state governor is in the race when the time comes but ” for now, he is focussed on delivering on his assignment as a Minister.
” Why are you asking? Is he not qualified to run? Two term state house speaker. Two term governor. Two term Minister. He is not just a Minister but one that is delivering on his mandate. So he will run when the time comes”, the politician noted at his Maitama Abuja residence.
Amaechi is known to be a close ally of the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai who is also alleged to be nursing presidential ambition.
It is also not clear if the Kaduna state governor is to run a joint ticket with Amaechi.