With the 2015 elections fast approaching, the APC has announced that it would start its primary elections in October 2014, to enable them nominate a presidential candidate for the 2015 general election. There have however been insinuations that Gen. Buhari, may likely emerge the APC candidate.
Buhari, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not new in the race for presidency as he has been consistently contesting since 2003 and has not won any of the 3 elections.
In 2003, Buhari contested the presidential election as the candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). He was defeated by the Peoples Democratic Party nominee, President Oluseun Obasanjo.
He contested again on the platform of the ANPP in 2007 and was defeated by the PDP candidate, late President Umaru Yar Adua
In March 2010, Buhari left the ANPP for the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) on whose platform he contested in 2011 against President Goodluck Jonathan but he lost.
Meanwhile, report surfaced yesterday that the Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has declared his intention to run for the post of president on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).