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2019: 24 APC Governors Endorse Buhari’s Re-election Bid

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The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday evening disclosed that all 24 state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress have endorsed President ’s re-election bid.

Okorocha who is also the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum stated this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting the governors had with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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He said, “We came to welcome the President back and to commend him for his boldness and courage to declare his intention to run for second term as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which we the 24 governors of the duly support.
“And we have come to encourage him that he must go ahead with his vision.”

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Okorocha also said the meeting addressed the issue of the party’s forthcominh national convention and congresses.
He said the meeting resolved to make the exercise hitch-free.

“We also agreed that we will not allow the issue of many contestants destroy our party,” he said.

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When asked if the issue of endorsement of Adams Oshiomole as next APC National Chairman, came up, he said the public would be duly briefed in due course.

Olumide Anifowose

Olumide Anifowose

A graduate of Anthropology, University of Cape Coast.

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