The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have submitted the names of five presidential aspirants to President Muhammadu Buhari to select a consensus candidate.
DAILY GIST gathered that the governors submitted the names in the early hours of Tuesday.
The names, it was learnt , include 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.
The president is expected to pick a consensus from the list submitted.
DAILY GIST reported that The National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu had announced Lawan as the consensus candidate, a decision members of the National Working Committee, Northern governors rejected
DAILY GIST will bring you live updates from Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the APC presidential primary election as it unfolds.