BREAKING: Buhari, 18 APC Govs in crucial meeting over nat’l convention


Nigeria leader, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed-door meeting with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), POLITICS NIGERIA reports.

The meeting, which this newspaper had earlier today reported will happen, is taking place at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

In attendance are Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and 18 governors, including those of Yobe, Kano, Kogi, Ekiti, Nasarawa, Kwara, Ebonyi, Jigawa, Lagos, Imo, Ogun, Borno, Niger, Gombe, Osun, Kebbi, Plateau, as well as Nkem Okeke, the Deputy Governor of Anambra State.

The meeting holds as the delay in the conduct of the APC national convention by the Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni led caretaker committee has created uncertainty over the future of the party.

The convention was earlier billed for February 26, but was on Monday postponed indefinitely.

It wasn’t the first time the convention had been postponed as the party continues to deal with internal wranglings and factional crises in several states.

The Governors had met on Monday evening but declined to comment on the postponed convention at a press briefing later.

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