The President, Muhammadu Buhari, will in May reveal his choice of 2023 Election candidate among those aiming to be his successor on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, a presidential source has revealed to Sunday Punch
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According to the Presidency source, the President is critically studying the aspirants, their attitudes, actions, backgrounds and others before either making his pronouncement on the issue or directing his trusted aides on whom to queue behind among them.
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Some of the aspirants, who have made their intentions known to run for the presidency are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi; Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige; a former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello; his Ebonyi State counterpart, David Umahi; a former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu; and an ex-governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.
However, the Presidency source said there was no way Buhari would allow all the APC presidential aspirants to go into the race without having an input. The source also confirmed that the President will speak next month before the presidential primary.