President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, October 12, held another closed door meeting with three state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.
The personal assistant to the president on new media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed on his Twitter handle that the governors at the meeting with the president included Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state.
"President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon, met with Governors of Kano, Ogun and Zamfara States at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,” he wrote.
Ahmed however, did not disclose the purpose of the meeting, but Legit.ng learnt that the meeting may be connected to recent crisis that has hit the APC following the out come of the party's primaries in some states.
The meeting is also coming on the heels of unconfirmed reports that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun has defected the Accord Party (AP) after falling out with the APC after the party's primary in Ogun.
Legit.ng had reported that a similar meeting between some governors of the APC and Buhari held on Thursday, October 4, where the governors said the party would come out stronger from the challenges that followed its primaries in some states of the federation.
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The governors, who spoke separately to newsmen in Abuja, afterthe closed door meeting with Adams Oshiomhole, the party’s national chairman, said the challenges that followed the party’s primaries in some states were normal in a big and vibrant party like the APC.
Legit.ng gathers that Governor Abdul-aziz Abubakar Yari of Zamfara state said they were in Abuja to meet with the party’s national chairman to find a way forward following matters arising from the party’s primaries in some states.
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