President Muhammadu Buhari has issued another
warning to All Progressives Congress (APC)
The party’s national convention will be held on
Saturday at Eagle Square in Abuja.
In a statement on Friday, the President cautioned
the APC not to do anything “that will jeopardize the
chances of the party in the 2023 General Elections”.
Buhari reminded chieftains of the limited time
frame of the Independent National Electoral
Commission (INEC) timetable.
He noted that the guidelines released by the
electoral umpire “does not permit us any room for
delay or further squabbling”.
The Nigerian leader told the party to “consistently
keep their eyes on the ball and refuse any
He said all have an obligation to conduct the
convention “in a manner that not only fortifies the
unity of our party but also improves the prospects
of our electoral fortunes in the 2023 general
“We should all do our part to ensure the success of
this convention. This will fortify us for the
campaigns ahead of us”, the statement added.
The warning came two weeks after the President
directed stalwarts to stop the name-calling,
backstabbing and infighting over the convention.