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Rotimi Amaechi announces run for president

The former Rivers governor declared his ambition during a political rally underway at Port Harcourt Stadium.

• April 9, 2022
Amaechi bags traditional title from Daura, to be turbaned February 5
Amaechi bags traditional title from Daura, to be turbaned February 5

Transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has joined the growing list of contenders for the Nigerian presidency in 2023.

The former Rivers governor declared his ambition during a political rally at Port Harcourt Stadium. Adams Oshiomhole, Idris Wase, Simon Lalong and Ali Ndume were amongst the politicians sighted at the event, which was still underway as of 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

The development followed intense speculation about Mr Amaechi’s interest in the ruling APC’s ticket for the 2023 race, joining other candidates like Bola Tinubu, Yahaya Bello, David Umahi and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

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