Presidential aspirants under All Progressives Congress, APC, from the South East are currently in a closed-door meeting.
The politicians are meeting ahead of the next week presidential primaries of the ruling party, APC billed to hold next week Sunday.
Dailytrust reports that the closed-door meeting, which is being held at the private resident of a former Imo State governor in Abuja, Rochas Okorocha, started at about 3:45pm.
Although the agenda of the meeting was yet to be made public but an aide to Okorocha who doesn’t want his name in print told the Publication that the meeting was centred on how to pick a consensus candidate among the aspirants from the zone.
”South East is serious about producing President of this country this time around. This makes our leaders to convene this meeting in order to have a common ground. I can assure you that the zone will push forward an aspirant who is nationally acceptable,” the aide said.
Those in attendance include a immediate past Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu; former minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba; a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani; Okorocha and the only female aspirant, Uju Ohanenye.