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'Buhari has no candidate for Ondo gubernatorial election'

30 August 2016, 13:25

Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has no preferred candidate among the 24 governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, reports The Nation

Buhari stated this on Monday during a meeting with all the aspirants in Abuja.

Also read: Buhari to meet Ondo APC aspirants ahead of primaries

The President was represented at the meeting by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal,

 The APC governorship primaries has been slated to hold this Saturday in Akure, the state capital.

The state chapter of the party had been plunged into a crisis amid allegations that a national leader of the party and kingmaker was pulling all the stops to ensure his favourite candidate emerged winner of the primaries, News 24 reports

But speaking at the end of a meeting with the aspirants in Abuja on Monday, Lawal assured the aspirants that a level playing ground will be given to all of them.

He also warned that the security agencies have been properly briefed to ensure there is protection of lives and properties during the primary election in the state.


- News 24


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