Jigawa Gov Badaru withdraws from APC presidential primary
Jigawa Governor Abubakar Badaru has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential race.
He withdrew from the primary slated for Monday following an advisory to President Muhammadu Buhari by 11 APC Governors to cede power to the South in 2023.
The Governors and party leaders made their position known in a communique at the end of a meeting in Abuja.
The leaders who sent an advisory to Buhari were Governors Nasir el-Rufai, Aminu Bello Masari, Simon Lalong, Abdullahi Ganduje, Muhammed Inuwa Yahaya, Bello Matawalle and Abubakar Sani Bello.