In a bid to shift power, President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday has endorsed the emergence of a southerner as a president in 2023 for the Party
He disclosed this at a dinner with All Progressives Congress presidential, APC aspirants in Abuja on Saturday night
DAILY GIST reported that Buhari met with the aspirants on Saturday in the Aso Rock Villa ahead of the presidential primary election.
At a meeting with governors on Tuesday, Buhari had called for reciprocity in choosing his successor.
Buhari said “In keeping with the established internal policies of the party and as we approach the convention in a few days, therefore, I wish to solicit the reciprocity and support of the governors and other stakeholders in picking my successor, who would fly the flag of our party for election into the office of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023.
“I wish to assure you that the consultation process shall continue to ensure that all aspirants and stakeholders would be brought on board right through to the convention.
” This would also ensure that any anxiety occasioned by different factors are effectively brought under control and that our party emerges stronger,”
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