- All Progressives Congress, during the Caucus meeting of the party held at the Presidential villa recently, has approved a 50-member Elders Council to replace the Board of Trustees
- The constitution of the Elders Council is part of the amendment contained in the party’s constitution
- It is believed that decision to have an Elders Council is likely to the inability of the party to constitute a Board of Trustees
A 50-member Elders Council has been approved to replace the Board of Trustees (BoT) by the National caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nation reports that the approval of the Elders Council was believed to be part of the decisions taken at the Caucus meeting of the party held at the Presidential villa on Monday, March 27.
The news outlet also reports that modalities for selecting members of the Council is expected to be worked out before the National Convention scheduled for June.
The constitution of the Elders Council is part of the amendment contained in the party’s constitution which was expected to be adopted by the National Executive Committee.
It is believed that the decision to have an Elders Council may likely be connected with the inability of the party to constitute a Board of Trustees.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the All Progressives Congress national Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, March 27, said that President Muhammadu Buhari, by kicking against elongation of the tenure of the APC National Working Commitee (NWC), was steering the party back to the correct path.
Tinubu said this in a statement released by his Media Officer, Tunde Rahman, in Lagos. President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier on Tuesday advised the party to dump the elongation of the tenure of National and State Executive Officers of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He told the national executive committee meeting of the party in Abuja on Tuesday that he had sought advice on the elongation, and had come to the conclusion that it was unconstitutional.
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