The national convention of the All Progressives Congress is currently ongoing today (Wednesday) in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre.
The presidential candidate of the party will emerge tomorrow (Thursday).
According to news reported by Punch, more than 8,000 accredited delegates are expected to elect the party’s presidential flag bearer who is to face President Goodluck Jonathan, the sole candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, in the 2015 general elections.
Five aspirants are ex-Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari; a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso; Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and the Publisher of Leadership Newspaper, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah. They are all vying for the party’s sole ticket.
Already, supporters of Buhari and Atiku, the two leading aspirants, have appealed to the APC delegates to vote wisely.