2023: Tonye Cole emerges APC consensus guber candidate in Rivers

Port Harcourt—Former group Executive Director of Sahara Group, Tonye Cole has emerged as the consensus governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Daily Post reports.

Cole emerged the consensus candidate after a meeting by party leaders, late Friday night.

All 10 aspirants from the Riverine region of the State were in attendance at the meeting.

Sources said the Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was also in attendance at the meeting.

Tonye Cole is believed to be a close ally to the minister of transportation.

He was chosen as the consensus candidate of the party in 2019 governorship election before the court judgement that ordered that APC be removed from the ballot.

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