According to him: “So many insinuations are going around, Ali Modu Sheriff is not looking for Chairman; he is looking to be Presidential candidate.
“I want to lead a campaign like what we did to 2014 to make sure that our father and leader (Buhari) hands over power to another APC man as a President.
Modu-Sheriff argued that those harping on that zoning arrangement are afraid of his towering chances of being elected as the next National Chairman of the party at the convention.
He noted that he is not the only aspirant from the northeast.
According to him: “As of today, even from the North-eastern states of Nigeria, many people are looking for chairman, it is not only Ali Sheriff.”
Referring to a media report of his being edged out of the chairmanship race, the former Governor said those pushing such notion are only afraid of him.
Hear him: “It clearly shows you that those that are writing this are afraid of the man called Ali Sheriff. They are afraid, Ali Sheriff is the target, they don’t probably want to go to the convention with Ali Sheriff, they are afraid, period.”
Admitting that the party has many capable hands, he noted that his experience, connection and vast knowledge of party administration put him ahead of other aspirants for the job of the national chairman.
Assuring his party faithful that his chairmanship will strive towards attaining the dream of the founding fathers by ensuring that under him, APC will be the largest and strongest party in the continent.