APC Chairman Refuses To Reveal Ahmad Lawan’s Fate Over Yobe Senatorial Seat

Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu has declared he has no time to react to all the “negativities” surrounding the fate of Senate President, Ahmad Lawan following the Yobe North Senatorial Primary controversy.

Recall that Bashir Machina had claimed to be the authentic senatorial candidate for the senatorial district.

The APC chair however maintained the the senate president participated in Yobe North Senatorial Primary.

Abdullahi spoke when he led party members to present the Ekiti State governor-elect, Biodun Oyebanji, to President Muhammadu Buhari.

He said he could not be responding to all speculations around issues concerning the party.

Lawan was one of the 23 APC presidential aspirants who contested on June 8.

Asked how Lawan emerged senatorial candidate, Adamu said: “Don’t get yourself in the court of law. Is it that you were told of they are saying it?

“I don’t have time for negativities. I don’t just have time for that. If you face me with positives, I have time for all of that. I will stand here and answer all of your questions.

“I cannot respond to every speculation, particularly when they are negative, especially when they are by mischief makers.

“Is there any law that says when you contest an election and lost, you shouldn’t contest another one?”

“Go and find out from the person who is responsible for organising the primary. I have done my bit.

“I do know, in my honour, that he did participate within the timeline.”

The controversy surrounding Ahmad Lawan’s return ticket has become one of the most controversial electoral mixes in a build-up to the 2023 general election.

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Just before the closure of the submission of candidates list by political parties, the case of the APC primary poll for Yobe North senatorial seat was a centre of discussion involving incumbent Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Bashir Machina the supposed winner of the APC senatorial primary polls.

Lawan entered the presidential race alongside the like Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Rotimi Amaechi, and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who eventually became the bannerman of the party.


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