The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) finally gets presidential aspirant as its National Chairman, Dr. Victor Oye after the National Working Committee (NWC) meeting Tuesday in Abuja announced Major General John W.T Gbor (rtd) for the 2019 presidential polls.
Oye, while speaking to newsmen also mentioned industrialist and oil magnate, Chief Jerry Chukwueke as Gbor’s running mate.
APGA which did not field any candidate for the 2015 elections will be making its first presentation of presidential candidate after years of absence of aspirants.
Maj. Gen. Gbor who hails from Katsina-Ala Local Government of Benue State had his last assignment in the military as commandant in the Nigerian Army Education Corps. His running mate Chief Chukuweke hails from Imo state.
Oye stated that the NWC of the party are working hard to reposition the party’s affairs in order to improve the fortunes of the party.
He said, “We have good news for all Nigerians. APGA has now got a presidential and vice presidential aspirants; it is no longer speculation. It is now a reality. Our presidential candidate will be formally unveiled as soon as our national convention is held. But they will be talking to the media from time to time.
“Our presidential aspirant is a retired Major General of the Nigerian Army with a PhD from one of the Ivy colleges in the United States of America. Our Vice Presidential candidate is a technocrat, international businessman with many degrees in economic and business management.”