By Douglas Okoro A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Austine Edeeze, says that solely the very best will win the social gathering’s nomination for the state’s governorship election in 2019.
Edeeze stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abakaliki.
He defined that the social gathering would jettison any zoning association for the governorship place forward of 2019 common elections within the state, saying the social gathering’s nominee could be essentially the most credible, competent and certified, amongst others.
“For me, whoever emerges and whoever has the capability and the assist of the folks to wrestle this energy will probably be our candidate.
“When you’re going right into a contest you search for your finest, your superpower; you should choose your contestants in any competitors from the very best.
“My place is that the very best of our candidates will symbolize us within the governorship race; what’s necessary to us as a celebration is to realize final victory and we’re not bothered in regards to the space the place the very best comes from.
“It will not profit APC to throw up a candidate that will not defeat the incumbent Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, at the forthcoming election by zoning and this position affects other elective state and national elective posts, ” Edeeze stated.
Edeeze, who’s the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, stated that zoning was not an possibility within the social gathering, insisting that the social gathering would choose the very best and most credible candidates.
“Our candidates on the election will emerge by means of open, free, honest and credible choice course of that may be sure that all who’re certified are given probability to contest within the social gathering’s primaries for gubernatorial and different elective posts.
“APC is understood for transparency and we demonstrated this uncommon place in 2015 on the social gathering’s conference the place we selected the presidential candidate for the 2015 common election that noticed the emergence of the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
“We additionally demonstrated our dedication to free, honest and credible social gathering choice course of within the method we selected our social gathering flag bearer within the Anambara governorship election and the Osun Senatorial bye election.
“We are going to show the identical attribute in selecting our candidate for the governorship place within the forthcoming elections in Ebonyi.
“In APC, imposition, impunity and god-fatherism do not find expression in the party,” he added.