Also, the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, did not make the 422-members list of the Presidential Campaign Council of the APC.
The candidate of the ruling party is still struggling with the controversial Muslim/Muslim ticket, and some Christian politicians from the Northeast, Babachir Lawal, Yakubu Dogara and Elisha Abbo have insisted that they would work to defeat the party from within.
“You can see we have many political parties, including APC NNPP, PDP and LP and each of them has a candidate. So Arewa New Agenda is saying, ‘this is the agenda for the North’. Before now, there were other agenda; but now events have changed and that is why it is called the new agenda.