“You are the cream of the party, and I assure you that with unity of purpose and effective harmony and communication, there is no political opponent you cannot overcome,” he said before the meeting went into closed doors.
At the inauguration of the council, last week, Buhari had announced that APC chieftain and former Lagos State governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, would head his campaign.
The party which was reacting to queries regarding the absence of the governors said it was not mandatory for the state chief executives to attend the meeting which it said was only meant to design a timetable and the central messages of the campaign.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC, has explained the absence of its governors at Thursday’s meeting of its Presidential Campaign Council at the State House in Abuja.
“I urge you to rise to the challenge of the great expectations of this party and Nigerians – and the confidence that I personally have in the ability of all of you to deliver,” Buhari added.
Answering questions from journalists after the first session, Miss Ikeazor played down the absence of Okorocha and others from the meeting, saying that workings of government cannot ground to a halt because of politics.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to consider throwing in the towel to avoid defeat in the Feb. 16 polls.
The National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents at the end of the maiden meeting of the Council, which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Thur...
While in Sokoto, Atiku who worshipped at the tomb of the revered Othman Dan Fodio, spoke the local language, just as he declared himself a ‘son of the soil’, saying, “I’m a Jack of all trades.
But an associate of Ekweremadu, who spoke with our correspondent on condition of anonymity over the issue on Friday, said the Deputy Senate President deliberately stayed away from the campaign of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport, was among dozens of All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders inaugurated into the Presidential Campaign Council of the party in Abuja on Monday.
Speaking with DAILY POST, Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, said Buhari must not send a proxy to the debate.
Unlike four years ago when he was the unquestioned leader who subsequently made the major appointments from the region, the emergence of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman and the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio has lately diluted...
Oyekanmi also faulted a claim by Ezekwesili that Zakari’s appointment was political corruption, “considering that having a relationship with the President, who is a contestant in the February 2019 presidential election, amounts to an apparent conf...
BMO in a statement by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke noted that a sign of the President’s wide acceptability is the fact that PDP governorship and National Assembly candidates in several parts of the country are running...
The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West constituency and former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would win the presidential election as well as other positions at...
There was disquiet in the ruling All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Sunday over an audio, where a former governor of Rivers State, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, allegedly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari.
In 2007, five of the candidates were invited, but only Buhari, the ANPP flag bearer and Prof. Pat Utomi of the African Democratic Congress, ADC attended.
The Commission has conducted itself as a tool of the APC-led Federal Government, especially with the roles of the chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and a National Commissioner, Mrs. Amina Zakari.” Three days later the same newspaper seemed to agr...
The current crisis rocking Imo APC stems from the fallout between the party’s national leadership, led by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the state’s incumbent governor, Rochas Anayo Okorocha.
Last week, the suspended Deputy National Chairman of PDP, Sen. Babayo Gamawa and a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Kaulaha Aliyu, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).