President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the last governorship election that produced the Ekiti State Governor , Ayodele Fayose , was characterised by “hanky -panky ,” describing it as an unfortunate saga .
He , therefore, called on the leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress to do everything possible to ensure that they did not allow any subversion of the will of the people again.
Buhari said it was not in his character to interfere in the internal workings of the APC because it was the responsibility of the party to conduct primaries for elective positions .
He said now that the party had completed that assignment and a candidate had emerged , the job of party leaders was to build a united front that could propel the party to victory in the election that he described as all important .
Buhari said , “This is crucial because I remember the hanky -panky that attended the last gubernatorial election in Ekiti State in 2014. I recall the firsthand account I received from some of the dramatis personae in that unfortunate saga .
“We must do everything to ensure that we do not allow any subversion of the will of the people this time round .
“Now that the primary is over and we have a candidate , all hands must be on deck to achieve a positive result .”