The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has revealed the roles some northern governors played to ensure he won the presidential ticket of the APC.
According to Tinubu, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Abdullahi Ganduje and others supported behind him to the end
Tinubu in a statement issued Sunday by his Media Office and signed by Mr. Tunde Rahman, said the role played by the President and APC northern governors who insisted that all the presidential aspirants must be allowed to go to the field proved to him that Nigeria can survive its unity and challenges.
He noted “The North proved to me Nigeria can survive its unity. Some people want President Muhammadu Buhari to announce someone but the President said No. He insisted the process must go on democratically.
“The President said anyone that would mess up the APC process would see the other side of his eyes. He remained upright and saw the process to the end.
“Northern APC Governors resolved that the Presidency must go to the South and especially South West. Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Abdullahi Ganduje and others supported me to the end. The battle was tough and at a point I was in doubt. There were many rumours and I became confused about what to believe.
“The battle was tough and at one point I was in doubt. There were many rumours and I became confused of what to believe.”