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Anxiety in APC as governors shun presidential rallies

2015-03-16 13:32
Supporters rides in a campaign bus of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his unning mate Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos on January 24, 2015. Unknown gunmen stormed and bombed the site of a  ~  PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - There is palpable tension among members of the All Progressives Congress, reports Daily Trust.

The tension is caused by the refusal of governors of the party to attend the party’s presidential campaign rallies.

Since the commencement of party’s presidential campaigns, some of the governors have not bothered to show up at the event once it is outside their states.

The party has been receiving complaints from members of the party who have said that unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which governors flock to rallies in support of the party’s presidential candidate, many of the APC governors have been holding back their presence from such rallies.

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The party has, however, denied that the absence of the governors has nothing to do with any rift between them and the party’s presidential campaign organ.

Garba Shehu,  the Director of Media and Publicity of the party’s presidential campaign organisation, said all the APC governors are committed to the success of the party at all levels at the polls and that they are working towards that.

Read more at Daily Trust.

Read more on: apc  |  abuja  |  2015 elections

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