- The APC is holding it's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at the State House in Abuja
- The meeting has in attendance President Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo
- Other attendees at the ruling party's meeting are governors, National Assembly leaders, and APC executives
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President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo, are attending the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Council (NEC) meeting holding today, Thursday, June 25, at State House.
According to a report by The Nation, the executive council chambers of the State House was filled with party members by 12 pm for a meeting convened by the embattled factional acting national chairman Victor Giadom.
The APC's NEC meeting was also attended by state governors of Nasarawa, Niger, Jigawa, Plateau, Imo, Kogi, Yobe, Gombe, Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Kwara, Kebbi, Kano, and Ekiti states.
National Assembly leaders present include deputy Senate president, Ovie Omo-Agege; deputy speaker House of Reps, Idris Wase; House leader, Hassan Dogowa, and the deputy chief whip, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Nnenna Ukeje.
Recall that the Nigerian leader had on Wednesday, June 24, indicated his plan to attend the meeting after declaring support for Giadom.
Buhari finally made his position known by backing Giadom as acting national chairman of the party.
This was disclosed in a tweet by presidential spokesman Garba Shehu on Wednesday, June 24.
Shehu said the president took the position after receiving convincing advice on the position of the law as far as the party is concerned. The president consequently declared that the law is on the side of Giadom as the acting national chairman.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that prominent law professor, Itse Sagay (SAN), advised President Buhari not to attend the APC NEC meeting called by Giadom on Thursday, June 25.
Sagay who is the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) gave at least three reasons why the president should not attend the meeting.
In other news, former members of the House of Representatives on the platform of the APC have called on President Buhari to act fast concerning the party's crisis.
The former lawmakers said that unless President Buhari acts fast to resolve the unrest in the ruling party, a lot can go wrong.
They raised fears that the problem which started from the rivalry between Governor Godwin Obaseki and Adams Oshiomhole can cause the party to implode, adding that the party is at the verge of retrogress by its obviously incompetent leadership.
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