Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has disclosed some details of a meeting Governors of the All Progressive Congress, APC held with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday.
He said the APC is not jittery over the emergence of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
While expressing hope that the President would be re- elected, he said the meeting also focused on when governorship candidates of the APC will be presented to the President and also congratulate the President on his emergence as the presidential flagbearer of the APC
He said “For the Governors to come together with our followers and supporters to further inform the world for our readiness to deliver him in 2019 election.
“This is just basically the message we have come and to say that Mr. President is more than ever ready for the entire exercise.
“Our election this time will not engage on castigations or talking. We will be taking on issues, Nigerians are tired of political abuses, what we want to be talking about is issues, the tract records of people involved in our elections.
“Nigerians are very wise now, before they elect anybody they will ask questions, what has been your tract records, who were you before, who are you now and everything about you. And for that reason, we are confident that in 2019, APC will go through.
“We have also looked at the issues concerning our primaries, in every democracy, you should expect a kind of disagreement and we have kindly requested that something be done to bring warring factions together so that we can have a united party to face the challenges ahead and we are happy that will soon take place.
“Most of the problems have been resolved except for one or two states where we have issues and where it becomes more difficult, we ask for Mr. President’s intervention in the matter.
“We are talking about reconciliation, what is important to us is that we must never go into this battle, a divided family and we want to make sure that all governors are intact, all National Assembly members are intact while going into this battle.
“We will never speak differently, we will speak as members of the party,” he added.