A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chekwas Okorie, has mentioned that President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the facility as a person to nominate Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a presidential candidate.
Okorie made this identified in an interview with Every day Belief whereas reacting to a remark made by Senator Rufai Hanga that there was an agreement that President Muhammadu Buhari would hand over energy to Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2023.
Reacting, Okorie mentioned the President can not appoint Tinubu a presidential candidate as a result of it doesn’t exist within the structure of the APC.
He, nevertheless, famous that the purported settlement shouldn’t be a foundation for the switch of energy, urging Tinubu to foyer, identical to every other aspirant within the get together.
He mentioned: “If there was such settlement, it was gentlemanly. It doesn’t exist within the APC structure or any democratic norm. It doesn’t exist within the Nigerian structure.
“If there was such settlement, it wouldn’t have been when Buhari was sworn in as president. And it wouldn’t have been written.
“It was a big gamble, so far as I’m involved. So I’ll say that if Asiwaju is counting on that settlement, he offered ‘the market’ on credit score. That’s the fundamental political description of what he did.
“Will President Buhari inform the get together to not observe all the required processes that will result in the election of a presidential candidate and easily foist Asiwaju on us? That one is not going to be democratic, and it isn’t attainable. It will likely be a certain means of main the get together to defeat in 2023. And I do know that President Buhari would wish to see the get together proceed after him.
“That type of agreement does not affect all of us in the party.”
This text was initially revealed on Nigeria News