By G9ija

Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, ex-Minister of Science and Technology has backed the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the possible adoption of a Consensus to determine the party’s presidential candidate later this month.

Speaking through his spokesman, Dr Uche Egenti, when he returned his nomination form, Ogbonnaya Onu, said he has the temperament to lead a diverse nation like Nigeria and stabilize the polity.

He equally explained that he has no objections to the mode of primary the leadership of the party would adopt to produce the candidate of the APC.

He however urged the party to ensure sincerity and transparency in the discharge of the forthcoming special Convention.

Meanwhile, Minister of Labour and Productivity Chris Ngige has announced his withdrawal from the APC presidential nomination battle sequel to an audience he had with President Mohammadu Buhari. He has since returned to his job.

Ngige said he declared to seek the office due to pressure mounted on him by his constituents and associates, adding that after more consultation he has decided to quit.