Just In: APC denies zoning 2023 Presidential ticket to South

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports of zoning its 2023 presidential ticket to any part of southern Nigeria as being speculated in viral reports that have been circulating the media space.


This was contain in a statement signed by Mamman Mohammed, the Director General, Press and Media Affairs to the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the APC, Mai Mala Buni, on wednessday the party said there was no iota of truth in the said report as it had not zoned its presidential ticket to any region.

The statement also added that a decision on zoning of the party’s tickets will only be taken at the convention of the party coming up in February.


read the complete Statement below:

“The attention of His Excellency the Executive Governor of Yobe State and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has been drawn to media publications with purported zoning of offices allegedly announced by him.


His Excellency has in clear and unambiguous terms denied the said list, saying, it is false, baseless, unfounded, misleading and has nothing to do with him.

The Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Committee, said the party has not taken any decision at any fora on anything relating to zoning of offices.

The publication is just a figment of the author’s imagination that has nothing to do with the Chairman and the party.


The public is hereby urged to disregard the purported list as it is misleading and completely false.

Governor Buni urged the press to resist unverified stories and rumours, and to always verify all issues related to the party assuring that the doors of the party are always open.

Mamman Mohammed
DG, Press and Media Affairs.”


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