**nobody can stop the former head of state from testing his popularity at APC’s primary. - former CPC spokesman. **Let me tell you, come 2015, General Buhari will participate at the APC presidential primary and nobody can stop him.
The Northern group of the newly registered political party, the All
progressive Congress (APC), party is seriously considering a younger but
popular Northern politician to fly its presidential flag, but one of
the founding leaders of APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), has said that
he would not step down for any body. This abrupt decision
by Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari to contest again in the 2015 presidential
election have unsettled key leaders of the party, who are reported to
have agreed in principle to concede the presidential slot to younger
members of the party.
The party Bigwigs were worried because of what
they claimed that the General is termed "unelectable" by a certain
portion of the electorates.
A CPC Senator, on the platform of
APC, recounted that the new party was taken aback by the former Congress
for Progressive Change presidential candidate’s decision to jettison a
gentleman agreement that he and other old men in the party should step
down and run in 2015.
The former National Publicity Secretary
of the defunct CPC, Rotimi Fasakin, said that “nobody can stop the
former head of state from testing his popularity at APC’s presidential
“Let me tell you, come 2015, General Buhari will participate at the APC presidential primary and nobody can stop him. I repeat, he will contest and no one can stop him from doing so.”