Ahead presidential primary election, APC Governors Submits Names Of 5 Presidential Aspirants To Buhari

By Mohammed Kaka Misau

Ahead of presidential primary election, the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governors members have forwarded the names of five presidential aspirants to President Muhammadu Buhari.

As reported by Daily Trust, the names of the five aspirants was summited to Buhari to select a consensus candidate from among them.

The paper said it was informed by reliable source that the governors submitted the names in the early hours of Tuesday.

The names, according to the source, included that of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti State), Rotimi Amaechi, former Minister of Transportation, and Governor Dave Umahi (Ebonyi State).

The governors had after meeting with the President said they will return to the villa after meeting with the party’s National Working Committee(NWC) and other stakeholders.

“They picked one from South-East, one from South-South and three from South-West geopolitical zones in line with their position that power should shift to the South”, Daily Trust quoted a source saying.

He said the president is expected to pick from the list.

The paper reports that the presidential primary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) holds today as the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan was named as the consensus candidate by the National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu.

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