Prominent members of the Northern APC Christian Leaders have distanced themselves from the statement credited to their chairman, Engr. Babachir David Lawal, that the group had endorsed the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in protest against the ruling All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.
LEADERSHIP reports that Engr. Babachir had earlier on Thursday announced that his aggrieved group within the APC had opted for Peter Obi because of APC’s same-faith titket and LP’s potential of winning the 2023 presidential election.
But, eight members of the Northern APC Christian Leaders have distanced themselves and the group from Babachir’s position, saying it was his personal opinion and does not represent the stance of the group.
In a statement jointly signed by the eight members of the group including a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, and a former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Acbuba, sent to…
Source: Leadership Newspaper