From Atiku Sarki, Abuja with agency report
Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have proposed five presidential aspirants to participate in today’s primary.
Plateau Governor Simon Lilongwe, who confirmed the proposal to reporters in Abuja, said it was done based on the reality on ground and without bias and sentiments, according to The Nation reports.
The five, who are from the South, are Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Chibuike Amaechi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Dave Umahi and Kayode Fayemi.
That they are from the South attested to the commitment of the Governors to zoning the region.
The Governor explained that President Muhammadu Buhari had asked the Progressives Governors’ Forum to reduce the number of aspirants and submit their names to the party.
He also said the five aspirants were also advised to discuss among themselves and agree on one candidate.