Governorship aspirants under the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC in the South East on Thursday met behind closed door with the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
The meeting was attended by candidate for Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, the candidate for Abia State, Uche Ogah, and their counterpart in Ebonyi State, Sunny Ogbuoji.
While speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Senator Ayogu Eze, said, “It is a purely private visit to the Vice President”.
Senator Eze said “these are the candidates of the APC in the South East. There is nothing unusual about our coming to confer with our leader. Just a personal visit and we are done.”
Reacting to the question about the preparedness of the governorship candidates to deliver the South East for APC in the coming election, Sen. Ayogu maintained that the “South East is already APC. If you come to the South East, you will know that we don’t need any effort to deliver the South East, the South East is already delivered.”
The meeting, held at the Vice President’s office, lasted for about two hours.