National Convention: Details Of Buhari’s Meeting With APC Governors Emerge
The details of the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have emerged.
Naija News reports that President Buhari met with APC governors on Tuesday inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
In a chat with reporters after the meeting with the President, Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Atiku Bagudu, said the national convention of the ruling party will go ahead as planned.
The Governor of Kebbi State added that the ruling party will stick with the March 26 date and not postpone the event.
Speaking further, the Kebbi governor stated that the report of division among APC Governors is false, adding that the governors are on the same page regarding the national convention.
Bagudu asserted that the governors congratulated the President for signing the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2022 and as well on the victory of the APC in some of the by-elections conducted over the weekend.
Some of the governors present at the meeting were Governor Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti); Aminu Masari (Katsina); Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna); Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa); Yahaya Bello (Kogi).
Others were Governor Hope Uzodinma (Imo); Gboyega Oyetola (Osun); Dapo Abiodun (Ogun); Sani Bello (Niger); Umar Ganduje (Kano) and out-going Anambra Deputy Governor Nkem Okeke.