Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had blessed the Osun governorship Campaign Council, and hence the APC was in a better position to win the governorship election.
Ganduje, who is the chairman of the Osun Governorship Campaign Council, also the House Correspondents on Friday after the visit of the South West caucus of the party to the president in Aso Rock.
He explained that the purpose of the meeting with President Buhari was to create an inclusive atmosphere so that they would face the election squarely.
“From what has transpired, all those who contested, the aspirants that lost the election, they have pledged their loyalty, commitment and that they are part and parcel of the election campaign.
“So, that is very encouraging. And also other stakeholders have made their commitments in order to win this very important election.
“And most importantly is that Mr President has blessed the Campaign Council.
“He has appreciated those aspirants who lost the election and he appreciated also the commitment of all those who matter in the South West geopolitical zone APC politics.
“I think that is very encouraging for us,’’ he maintained.
In his contribution, the Osun State Governorship candidate for APC, Adegboyega Oyetola, expressed appreciation to President Buhari for his commitment toward ensuring victory for the party in the election.
“It shows that he is the father of all. He is committed to APC winning the Osun election come Sept. 22.
“He is committed to our party retaining the government; he is committed to free and fair elections. And I want to say categorically, that by the grace of God, we are winning that election on the Sept. 22,’’ he added.