President Muhammadu Buhari will tonight meet with presidential aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ahead of the party’s special convention on Monday June 6th, 2022.
It was gathered that the president is expected to charge the aspirants on the importance of unity among the them as the party prepares for the 2023 general elections.
He had earlier met with APC governors in Tuesday before he departed to Spain for a state visit. In the meeting, he charged the governors to support the selection of a candidate who is a true party man and will able to win the election for the party. He also met with the National Chairman of the party Abdullahi Adamu.
The aspirants who were cleared by the party’s screening committee are National Leader of the party Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Rotimi Amaechi, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba and Ogbonaya Onu.
Others are Governors Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Yahaya Bello (Kogi) and David Umahi (Ebonyi).
Godswill Akpabio, Ibikunle Amosun and Tein Jack-Rich also made the list.