Emerging report claimed that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has received the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential expression of interest and nomination forms in a brief ceremony held at the State House, Abuja.
The president received the nomination forms at the Villa on Tuesday, September 11.
Recall that NIGERIA NEWS had reported that a political group known as Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN), purchased the form for the Mr. Buhari.
Just now at the State House I was presented with the APC Presidential Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms, by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN). A mixture of familiar faces, as well as new ones,united by a common vision of a secure & prosperous Nigeria. pic.twitter.com/OH0RaQZl1l
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) September 11, 2018
President Buhari’s loyalists surprised many Nigerians with the purchase of the form since there were no prior knowledge of the plan.
Speaking on the development, Bashir Ahmad, the personal assistant to the president on new media, said the form was purchased on behalf of the president by a ‘group of good Nigerians’.
One of the president’s support groups, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network, bought the form on Wednesday, September 5.
In an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that Senate President Bukola Saraki appointed former aide to Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo as chairman media council for his presidential campaign.