- The APC has decided to hold a second national convention
- The second convention is coming two years after the first which held in Abuja
- Governors and leaders of the the party have decided to go on with the convention even in Buhari's absence
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has decided to make good its promise of holding a second national convention.
The ruling party had on Wednesday, January 18, said it will hold its 2nd National Convention in April, however, the convention did not hold.
In a bid to ensure that the convention holds as promised, governors on the platform of the APC met with the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).
The meeting held in Abuja on Wednesday, May 24.
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According to Daily Post, the delegates agreed to proceed with preparations for the convention.
They agreed to proceed even with President Muhammadu Buhari still away on vacation.
The governors and NWC also resolved to send a delegation to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to present him with suggested dates for him to pick from.
Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, made the disclosure to newsmen after the meeting.
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Lalong noted that though the president as leader of the party normally should attend but that in the present circumstances, the presence of the acting President will suffice.
National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun in his address noted that the meeting of the governors and the NWC have started yielding positive results that will not only benefit the party, but in turn be of benefit to the nation.
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