The National Secretary of the governing party, the All Progressives Congress APC, Maimala Buni says President Muhammadu remains the anointed candidate of the party for the 2019 Presidential election.
Buni stated this while speaking to Journalists at the State House on Tuesday.
He said that the National Executive Committee of the party had since endorsed the President and by extension, all members of the party have done so.
“Once the National executive Committee NEC of the party passes a vote of confidence on the President, that President stands accepted because the NEC is the highest organ of the party and it met to take the decision, where every interest was represented so the National Executive Committee of the APC has passed a vote of confidence on our President and that means every APC member has endorsed him,” Buni emphasized.
The APC Secretary added that Nigeria’s case was not exceptional because the same scenario obtains even in advanced democracies.
He however said it’s a democracy and any member of the APC can contest against President Buhari for the party’s Presidential ticket, if he or she so wishes.