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Just in: AfDB President, Adesina, picks APC presidential nomination form

He is to vie for the All Progressives Congress ticket at the primary scheduled for May 30 in Abuja, according to the Head of One Nigeria Group, Mohammed Saleh.

Another technocrat, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, may have joined the 2023 presidential race as a coalition of 28 groups purchased Nomination and Expression of Interest forms for him.

He is to vie for the All Progressives Congress ticket at the primary scheduled for May 30 in Abuja, according to the Head of One Nigeria Group, Mohammed Saleh.

The coalition consisting of Youth Arise Movement, Nigerians in Diaspora One Nigeria Group, Prudent Youth Association of Nigeria, women groups, farmers, people with disabilities and other civil society groups, reportedly raised the N100 million fee to purchase the forms on Saturday.

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