The party made the explanation yesterday in reaction to the allegation by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Buhari was plotting to elongate his tenure beyond the constitutional provision of two-terms of eight years.
The party refuted the allegation through a statement issued by its national Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Senator John Akpanudoedehe.
The party said: “Unlike the opposition, we are a disciplined party. PDP is just being haunted by its past. You will recall the inglorious third term agenda while PDP was in power. So, it is easy to accuse APC now.
“After our (APC) congresses and the national convention, we will shock them (PDP) by bringing a consensus and an agreeable candidate that will fly the flag of the party come 2023. APC has no third term agenda like PDP.
“What we are doing now is to stabilise the party and not allow individual ambitions to derail the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari” ahead of the 2023 presidential poll.”
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