According to SaharaReporters, the APC’s efforts to get some of its presidential aspirants to step down at the convention for one of its frontline candidate, Buhari, have failed.
They will all line up for the primaries, which is already in motion. The newspaper’s sources say that despite initially assuring the party that they would step down, several of them have pulled out of the arrangement and have stubbornly decided to contest to run against General Muhammadu Buhari.
On Twitter, Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso has said that he is still in the race. Same for Sam Nda-Isaiah, Leadership newspaper publisher. Campaign director for Governor Rochas Okorocha, Prince Emeka Madumere has said his principal will also be contesting the primary.