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APC leaders meet over Buhari, Atiku

18 November 2014, 11:09

Abuja - The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday held a secret meeting in Abuja to strategise on how to midwife the emergence of a presidential candidate in a rancour-free process, reports Daily Independent.

The meeting was initiated and convened to manage the attendant bickering that may play out in the build up to and conduct of the party’s presidential primary.

The leaders of the party are trying to ensure that intra party crisis does not erupt after the end of the selection process for the presidential candidate.

Also read: APC NEC meets on Friday over primaries

Part of the issues discussed was how to persuade all the presidential aspirants to agree on a consensus candidate among them.

Top leaders of the party are said to be worried that that Atiku might win at the primaries but would not be able to defeat President Goodluck Jonathan in the February 14 poll.

They believed Buhari is still the most potent vote winner for the party considering his performance in the 2011 presidential election.

Read more at Daily Independent.

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