Trouble in Paradise: Fresh Crisis Rocks APC as Aggrieved Members Drag Buni to Court
- Some members of the ruling party are not happy with Governor Buni's style of leadership in the All Progressives Congress
- The issue has taken a new turn as the members have headed to the court to tackle Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee
- Meanwhile, the Progressives Governors Forum had announced plans to meet so as to address the matter properly
Abuja- There is brewing tension in the ruling All Progressives Congress as some members have expressed their displeasure with the Mai Mala Buni's leadership in the party.
This is so as some members have dragged the Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), before a Federal High Court in Abuja, The Punch reports.
The applicants were seeking an order of the Court to restrain the Buni-led CECPC from going ahead with the convention.
Already, the Progressives Governors Forum of the APC has scheduled a meeting for this weekend in Abuja, at the Kebbi State Governors Lodge in Asokoro.
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The Chairman of PGF and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, said top on the agenda of the meeting was the national convention of the party fixed for February 2022.
Call for change in date
There had been a clamour for a change in date of the scheduled national convention.
But the plaintiffs in the suit dated January 4, 2022, were Suleiman Dimas Usman, Muhammed Shehu, Samaila Isahaka, Idris Isah, and Audu Emmanuel.
2023: APC might lose election to opposition - President Buhari warns
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been warned of what may happen if they fail to close ranks to project the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The warning was given by President Muhammadu Buhari in an exclusive interview with NTA which aired on Thursday, January 6.
According to Buhari, without unity of purpose among the leaders and other party members, APC might lose to the opposition.
APC chieftain denies rumours of Yari joining PDP
In other news, APC chieftain and public affairs commentator, Musa Dangusau recently debunked rumours that Yari may defect to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Dangusau stated that the stories were sponsored by new entrants in the party uncomfortable with Yari's popularity.
He added that certain underhand dealings and surreptitious manipulations have exposed plans by persons with vested interests to orchestrate campaigns of calumny against the former governor of Zamfara.