Gov. El-Rufai pleads with aspirants not to leave APC after party primaries

The current governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has urged aspirants under the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Kaduna State not to leave the party after the coming primaries.

The governor, appealed to the aspirants to support whoever emerges as the party’s candidate rather then dump APC in order to enable the party win the general elections come 2019.

El-Rufai stated this while addressing the Kaduna APC Emerging Youth Summit at the weekend.

The governor said that does who lose APC primaries and support the parties to win are also paving way for appointments.

El-Rufai noted, “We have many people aspiring for different positions under APC in the state and among them, only one person will emerge or win in the primary. If you lose out from the primary, try to support whoever emerges and wait for your time.

“Only God gives power and He will give them only when He wants.

“Identify with the person that wins to work together. Don’t start thinking of leaving the party or engage in anti party activities simply because you lose in the primary election,” he added.

“Whoever wins the party ticket during the primary election will be supported by the party and government leadership,” he said.

The governor made it clear, that he had no preferred aspirants among all those aspiring for elective positions in the state until after the primary elections.


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