He said the party must win in a free and fair manner.
Oshiomhole spoke at a crucial meeting with state critical stakeholders ahead of the presidential election scheduled for the weekend.
The meeting, which started at about 8.30pm also have in attendance, party’s governorship candidates with the exemption of siting governors who are seeking re-election.
The Nation gathered that the state chairmen, secretaries and governorship candidates were briefed on preparation for the elections and what is expected them.
The chairmen and the candidates reportedly briefed the NWC on their preparation for the election and the challenges.
Senatorial candidates who were supposed to be part of the meeting were later excluded.
A statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa Onilu was silent on the details of what they discussed.
Oshiomhole said the meeting became imperative to review and deliberate on the party’s preparation and general issues ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
Isa-Onilu said in the statement: “Oshiomhole stated the party’s national leadership identified the state executives represented at the meeting by their respective chairmen and secretaries as an important grassroots base that will work and ensure the party’s victory in the presidential, governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly elections.
“The National Chairman who hailed the huge turnout of party supporters in the presidential campaign rallies held so far, charged the state executives to work cordially with APC governors and stakeholders in their respective states to ensure the election of all APC candidates.”
Author: Tony Akowe, Abuja