2019: APC vows to scrutinise PDP’s presidential candidate

Posted by Emmanuel Mogbede | 7 October 2018 | 5,211 times

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•APC National Chairman, Oshiomhole

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has vowed it would scrutinise the records of whoever the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presented as its presidential candidate for the 2019 election.

The National Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said on Sunday that the scrutiny would be done with a view to bringing their past deeds to the public to enable them to make good choice.

“The other party is choosing its candidate in Port-Harcourt, we will look at the records of the opponent, we will look at his pedigree, we will challenge them on their track records,” he said.

The APC Chairman said at the national convention where President Muhammadu Buhari was affirmed as the candidate of the party for the 2019 election.

He said Buhari has given a good account of himself as a leader who led by example.

With the emergence of Buhari as candidate, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was now positioned tackle the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) on issue-based campaign, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of APC, said.

President Buhari pulled a total of 14,842,072 votes at the party’s recent presidential primaries held across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as announced by Dr Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State Governor-elect.

Oshiomhole maintained that with President Buhari as the party’s presidential candidate, it was now ready for the 2019 election.

He added that unlike some political parties in the past, the APC decided to elect President Buhari as its presidential candidate for the 2019 presidential election using the direct primary mode to give all party members a say. (NAN)


Source: News Express

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