Reports reaching NIGERIA NEWS reveal that the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena have stated that Muhammadu Buhari will not be given an automatic ticket as the flag bearer of the party ahead of the 2019 elections.
Nabena stated that this is in a bid to give other aspirants equal opportunities at the party’s Presidential primaries.
Nabena who spoke to newsmen stated that “There is going to be primaries. Other aspirants will also be given a chance to test their popularity.”
“So, it is not as if there is an automatic ticket that has been given to President Muhammadu Buhari”.
“Though one or two have shown interest, the actual number will be known when the forms go on sale.”
“Yes, there are people. One or two persons have indicated interest but when the forms go on sale, the aspirants will come out and the real number will be known”.