All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant and immediate past Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says he did not attend the party’s presidential primary because of its refusal to zone the ticket to the South-East.
Nwajiuba was nowhere to be found Tuesday night at the Eagles Square, where the APC held its presidential primary.
In a statement on Wednesday by his relative, Chinedum Nwajiuba, the politician from Imo State said the understanding from the highest levels prior to his involvement, and considering his role in the founding of the APC, was a consensus.
Nwajiuba said, “With that understanding, the presidential ticket was to come to the South, and the South-East.
“This has been the hope till the end of the negotiations. He, not wanting to be part of the dollar and naira bazaar, is convinced that what Nigeria needs now is no more of the same thing that has kept Nigeria at the low level it has been.
“Our challenges as a country cannot be addressed at the same energy level by which they were created.”