The South West chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC has said President Muhammadu Buhari has not informed the party in the region of his intention to re- contest in 2019.
This was disclosed by a former acting chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Bisi Akande in Ibadan shortly after South West APC leaders met,
He said Buhari as member of the ruling party will have to contest with other members interested in the slot to secure the party’s ticket.
In his responses to a question on whether the party would support the President’s re election, he said such decision would be taken at the appropriate time because the President has not said anything about a re- run.
Present at the meeting apart from the Oyo state governor were Rotimi Akeredolu, governor Ondo state; Rafiu Aregbesola, Osun State governor and governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Also present was the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun; former Oyo State governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Osun State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola; Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yussuf Lasun; and the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu