The presidency on Monday, August 13, said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, would still remain the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The presidential spokesman said the victories recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the legislative elections held in three states over the weekend were indications that victory is certain for the Buhari/Osinbajo presidential ticket in 2019.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Governor Rochas Okorocha inaugurated the Imo state chapter of President Muhammadu Buhari re-election campaign council in the southeast geopolitical zone.
Okorocha, who was represented by his chief of staff, Uche Nwosu, at the inauguration ceremony held in Owerri on Sunday, August 12, boasted that the APC would win all the elective seats in the state in 2019.
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He said that the campaign council which would be chaired by a former commissioner, Charles Amadi, with Chidi Ibe as the director general.
Meanwhile, an international public affairs analyst, Boladale Adekoya, has advised the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to do everything within their power to ensure the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the party’s presidential candidate in the 2019 election.
Adekoya said this in an interview saying if the PDP is serious about defeating the APC, it should ensure that Atiku emerged its flagbearer.
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