The All All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced Senate President Ahmed Lawan as consensus presidential aspirant of the party.
This announcement was made by the party’s national chairman , Abdullahi Adamu on Monday at the meeting of the party’s national working committee (NWC), held in Abuja.
The party is also said to have decided that other presidential aspirations will be allowed to participate in the presidential primary.
Other aspirants including Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Dr. Kayode Fayemi and David Umahi, among others will however be allowed to contest the primary at the convention holding tomorrow at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
Meanwhile, the development comes as President Muhammadu Buhari held a meeting with APC governors from the northern region in Abuja.
Adam told news correspondents that he arrived at the choice of Lawan after consultation with President Buhari.