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No Automatic 2019 Ticket for Buhari - Tinubu
by flukky01 « on: November 23, 2017, 07:54:09 AM »




The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has said that the party is yet to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari as its sole candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

He also said the party would follow the "normal democratic processes" in choosing its candidate for the election.

"The Buhari I know believes in the rule of law. We wanted him even before the last convention and primary of the party and Akeredolu is here standing with me, he was not the governor then. He was one of the leading delegates that voted properly and Buhari was a clear winner.

"We followed all the constitutional provision and an individual or group's opinion does not really matter at this stage, Buhari will want a normal process. Buhari that I know, who says he will lose at any convention? But if the national body, the NEC (National Executive Committee) and all of us as members endorsed him as our single candidate, we will not be violating INEC regulations, we will not be violating our party constitution.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201711230010.html


 

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