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Tinubu backs Buhari as APC presidential candidate

11 September 2014, 12:22

Lagos - Ahead of political horse trading over who becomes the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015 presidential election, there are indications that the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu,may support Muhammadu Buhari, as the party’s consensus candidate for the election.

Tinubu and other leaders of the party are currently considering choosing Buhari via consensus to avoid bitter conflicts that may arise from a keenly contested primary election, reports NewsDay.

Also read : Buhari, Kwankwaso meet on choice of Presidential candidate

Osita Okechukwu,,APC’s spokesman in the South-East who confirmed the development said Tinubu has thrown his weight behind the Buharii ticket for 2015.

He noted that all the aspirant will be convinced to step down for Buhari.

Read more at NewsDay.

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