Adamu spoke while addressing State House correspondents after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu has revealed how the presidential candidate of the party will emerge.
He spoke on Thursday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.
Adamu while addressing State House correspondents after the meeting said the ruling party would deploy any of these methods; direct primaries, indirect primaries and consensus to elect its presidential candidate.
The National Chairman of the party when been asked about the plans of the party for its primaries said, “When we get there, we’ll talk, alright? But the options are there; direct primaries, indirect and consensus. The party has a choice which of these paths to take.”
The former Nasarawa State Governor who spoke at the March 26 national convention said, “Since the history of democracy in this country; First Republic, Second Republic, up to where we are today, I don’t remember any convention, the size we held.
“I don’t remember any convention that there were misgivings about the possibility of its success other than this one.
“We came out clean and we thought the leadership that Mr President provided the party has made all this possible.”
When asked about the purpose of his visit to the President, Adamu noted that he visited the President to thank him after one week in office.
He said, “Since the end of the Convention on March 26, we’ve not come to meet with him to thank him for providing leadership for the party to have a successful Convention.
“The opportunity came today. So, I came with my predecessor to come and touch base with the President and, with gratitude, inform him that we have fully handed over.
“I’m in charge of this party, by the grace of God and we will take the trust that is placed on us with every sense of patriotism.”
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