The All Progressives Congress APC on Saturday declared that 28 presidential aspirants have shown interest to contest the ticket of party to run for president.
Alhaji Abba Kyari Argungu made the disclosure at Fraser Suites Hotel ABUJA venue of the inauguration and screening of Senate and Governorship aspirants.
He equally that many of the Aspirants have started to withdraw their aspiration adding that those that still remain in the race by May 23 , 2022 would be subjected to the screening process.
Interestingly and despite the hoolaballo raised about the presidential aspiration of Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank Governor, it was gathered that he did not return his completed nomination form, supporting allegations that he may have contributed money to the ruling party through proxy.
Nothing was equally heard of former President Goodluck Jonathan as those who orchestrated the media hype could not convince him to sign the forms they picked on his behalf.
However it was learnt that Akinwumi Adeshina, African Development President returned his nomination to run for president