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FLASH: Buhari to announce preferred candidate, meets APC presidential aspirants

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President Muhammadu Buhari received outgoing members of FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, at the State House, Abuja.

Buhari, who returned from an ECOWAS extraordinary summit hours ago, is meeting 23 presidential hopefuls.

They are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu, Governors Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Goodwill Akpabio, former transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, amongst others.

With barely 48 hours until the presidential primary elections of the APC, the meeting would, among other things, centre on the choice of a consensus candidate.

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Sources close to the meeting say the President will announce his preferred candidate tonight and will urge others to support the candidate.

Chronicle NG reports no presidential aspirant was disqualified contrary to reports that 10 aspirants were disqualified.

More to follow….

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