The senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, “will not implode” in 2019 following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.
Abe called on those thinking that the APC will fall apart over Buhari’s declaration to rather organise themselves than criticise the party.
Abe, who spoke in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said: “Those people that are still waiting for an implosion in the APC before they organise themselves, I think they have already missed the boat.”
He saluted Buhari for declaring to run for a second term in office, claiming that there was no person of consequence that could be compared to the President in terms of pedigree.
“On the other side, there is no person of consequence to compare with the pedigree of President Buhari that is visible on the horizon.
“As far as we are concerned, the APC is all set for 2019. The announcement by the President means that barring the formalities that are still left, there will hopefully be a formal declaration, and of course, we will have a convention to pick the President as our candidate.
“Outside of those formalities, we now know who our candidate will be for the 2019 election. Looking on the other side, there is no person of consequence to compare with the pedigree of President Buhari that is visible on the horizon,” he said.