Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied rejecting Abubakar Audu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 21 governorship election in Kogi State, reports The Nation.
President Buhari was reacting to an advertorial published by a faction of the party in the state alleging that Audu was not his preferred candidate in the primary election.
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Buhari, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, noted that Audu emerged through a democratic process endorsed by the party leadership
Shehu, who stressed that Buhari harboured nothing but good wishes for Audu, said the President was aware of Audu’s outstanding role in his emergence as the APC presidential candidate.
He noted that it was incumbent on all forces to rally round Audu to effect the change in the state.
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