President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed-doors with the Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Dapo Abiodun, and an APC chieftain in the state, Chief Segun Osoba.
While, speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, Segun Osoba disclosed that the President used the opportunity to endorse Dapo Abiodun as the Ogun state APC gubernatorial candidate in the forthcoming general elections in 2019.” Daily Post reports.
He added that the President pledged to personally visit Ogun state where he would formally present Abiodun to the people of the state as the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the general elections.
“Mr President has confirmed that his candidate in Ogun State is Prince Dapo Abiodun and that he has no other candidate. His party in Ogun State is APC, he has no other party in Nigeria other than APC.
“He assured us that he will personally come to Ogun state to formally present Prince Dapo Abiodun as his candidate.
“He assured that he is clearing the air of any ambiguity whatsoever of any name dropping; any blackmail; any misinformation that anybody maybe peddling, and that all elections throughout Nigeria, not just in Ogun state, people should vote for APC and no other party.