- The presidency recently made a move to resolve the continuous crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
- National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was appointed as the mediator of the party
- Tinubu has commenced his mediator role, with Sokoto being his first port of call
The national leader and head of the presidential reconciliation committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, February 17 visited Sokoto, where he met with Governor Aminu Tambuwal and his predecessor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
Tinubu, accompanied by APC chieftain Alhaji idi Farouk, held a two-hour closed-door meeting with his hosts at both the government house and Wamakko’s residence.
The meeting was later expanded to include deputy governor Ahmed Aliyu and national vice chairman of APC (northwest), Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir.
Speaking briefly to reporters after the meeting, Tinubu said he was in Sokoto for a family meeting.
“Family members meet regularly to talk to each other and I’m here for that purpose.
“We had a family talk, in talk of today, tomorrow and the future of our country and our ruling APC,” he said.
Tinubu but was recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to reconcile the various warring parties within the APC. (NAN)
Meanwhile, some members of the APC recently faulted the appointment of Tinubu as a mediator of the party.
According to them, it is going to take concerted effort to unite all factions because the man at the helms of the committee is also aggrieved.
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