2015: Tinubu Backs Buhari as APC Presidential Candidate
There are indications that former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu may have endorsed former Head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari as the party’s consensus candidate for the 2015 presidential election.
Confirming the development, Spokesman of the party in the South-East, Osita Okechukwu said Tinubu has thrown his weight behind the Buharii ticket for 2015.
He noted that all the aspirant will be convinced to step down for Buhari.
Sources said Tinubu and other leaders of the party are currently considering choosing Buhari via consensus to avoid bitter conflicts that may arise from a keenly contested primary election.
The party is expected to kick start the process of its primaries from September 25, when aspirants are expected to indicate interest to contest by picking the party’s nomination forms.
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