President Buhari will campaign for all APC Candidates , says Presidency

Garba Shehu The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari, United Nations agency is that the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate within the forthcoming general elections, can campaign for the party and every one its candidates. A presidential spokesperson, Malam Garba Shehu, created this legendary in a very statement whereas reacting to media enquiries over the hosting of Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun by President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Sunday. Amosun was in the midst of the Ogun state post candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Abdulkadir Adekunle Akinlade, throughout the visit. The statement read: “Following perennial media enquiries on the matter, the Presidency desires to state in clear and clear terms that as a celebration leader and a candidate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the returning elections, President Muhammadu Buhari can campaign for the party and every one its candidates. “This, however, doesn’t mean that he, because the nation’s leader, can decline courtesy calls or offers of support from voters together with candidates flying the flags of alternative parties. “There isn’t any doubt that the President has no competition here in terms of recognition within the returning elections. however the a lot of support he gets, the broader the margin of finish there’ll be. “So please let there be no confusion concerning this. President Buhari is APC. He can campaign for all APC candidates, however he welcomes support and endorsements.’’ NAN reports that before Sunday’s meeting with the president, Amosun, in the midst of the APM National Chairman, Alhaji Yusuf Dantalle, had in Dec. 2018, met with the president at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Amosun, at the meeting, given a letter of adoption of the President by APM because the party’s presidential candidate in Gregorian calendar month. sixteen general elections. The governor same the endorsement letter was given to him by the party for onward presentation to the president, adding that with the endorsement, Buhari, whom he delineated as a person with smart heart, would garner large votes within the 2019 presidential elections. NAN reports that the President and his guests, at the tip of today’s visit, had cluster photograph wherever all of them incontestable the “4 + 4’’ image with their fingers, that means another four years for governing APC in Presidential Villa. Amosun’s ‘consensus’ candidates for the post election (Akinlade) and state assembly elections are contesting beneath the banner of APM.But, the governor is contesting for the Ogun central legislator seat as a candidate of the All Progressives Congress.