An eyewitness who was at the venue confirmed the attendance of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, National Chairman John Oyegun, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, Kaduna’s Nasir el-rufai, Minister for science and technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Labour Minister, Dr Chris Ngige, Senator (mrs) Uche Ekwunife, Dr Jim Nwobodo, Engr. Arthur Eze, Former governorship Aspirant in Abia state, Uche Ogah, former governorship Aspirants: George Moughalu, Barth Nwibe, Johnbosco Onunkwo, Nonso Madu, Chukwuma Paul, among many other dignitaries.
Recall that Dr Tony Nwoye, emerged the APC governorship candidate after the August 26 primaries where he came out victorious.
Nwoye, a member of the house of representatives and one of the youngest among the 37 candidates will after today’s event begin his campaign proper towards the November 18th election.
It is important to note that APC’s Nwoye will be in the contest with APGA, PDP and 35 other political parties.
The National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Osita Izunaso, in his speech confirmed that a total of 12 Governors, 17 Ministers and 40 Senators were invited.