- President Buhari met with APC caretaker chairman, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state
- This development was confirmed in a social media post by Buhari Sallau, the president's personal assistant on broadcast media
- Talk between the governor and the Nigerian leader is expected to be centred on progress report concerning the ruling party
FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari held a closed-door meeting with Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC).
This was disclosed in a Facebook post by Buhari Sallau, a personal assistant on broadcast media to the president on Friday, June 25.
It was gathered that the Nigerian leader held the meeting with Buni in the company of members of the national caretaker committee in State House.
Legit.ng gathered that the Nigerian leader during his meeting with the APC national caretaker committee received a progress report from its chairman.
APC governors take decision on Buni, committee members
Earlier, APC governors on Wednesday, June 17, passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the caretaker committee.
The governors, led by Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, also hailed Buni's committee members for their laudable efforts in rebuilding the ruling party.
According to the Progressive Governors Forum, the decision was crucial to inspire the interim leadership to continue in its drive to reshape and take the APC to new heights.
We’ve rescued APC from collapse - Buni
Meanwhile, Governor Buni declared that the ruling APC would have disintegrated if not for his team's leadership.
According to Buni who is the chairman of the Caretaker/ Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the party, when he took over the party's leadership, it was enmeshed in civil war.
He said this in an address at the first APC National Youth Conference with the theme: ‘The Future Is A Decision’, which was held at the International Conference Center, Abuja.
Going further, the chairman noted that the future of the APC belongs to the youths and the party will do everything to carry them along.