LAGOS – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that its choice of presidential running mate will be made within the context of the best democratic ideals like that of its presidential candidate.
The party said this in a statement issued yesterday in Lagos by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
Mohammed then urged the public to ignore any rumour about the choice of APC’s presidential running mate.
According to him, the party has not met yet and  has not picked a running mate.
He said “we are using this opportunity to tell Nigerians to pray for us as we get set to pick a running mate for our presidential candidate.
“This is because this choice is not just for us but for all Nigerians.’’
The APC also said it was glad with the feedback it received from Nigerians on the transparent and rancour-free manner in which its presidential primary was organised and conducted.
Mohammed said “we are assuring Nigerians that the choice of our presidential running mate will also be guided by best democratic ideals.
“We appreciate the nationwide interest that the choice of our presidential candidate and his running mate has generated.
“It is a mark of the confidence that Nigerians have in us and we want to assure Nigerians that we will not disappoint them.