Buhari Meets APC Governors 3 days to National Convention
- Ahead of the party's national convention, scheduled to hold a few days from now, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a meeting with APC governors
- The meeting according to reports is set to be centered around the events that would shape the forthcoming convention
- Meanwhile, Buhari is also expected to meet with the seven aspirants vying for the office of national chairman of the party in Abuja
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President Muhammadu Buhari is in a meeting with the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors at the State House, Abuja.
The meeting, which was reportedly called by Buhari, is believed to be focused on ensuring the ruling party holds a successful National Convention on Saturday, March 26.
The Governors arrived at the vicinities of the nation's seat of power after the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, The Nations reports.
They were led to the meeting by the chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee Governor Mai Mala Buni.
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An aide to the president, Buhari Sallau who confirmed the development, shared a live video via his official Facebook page of the meeting that is currently ongoing.
Convention: Southern APC expresses scepticism on some chairmanship candidate
Similarly, APC stalwarts in the south have also expressed their reservation for some candidates in the race for the chairmanship seat of the party.
One of those candidates is 75-year-old Senator Abdullahi Adamu with whom they regarded as having strong hatred for the southern region.
The southern delegates questioned his loyalty and commitment to the course of zoning the presidency to the south after making a cryptic statement against the zoning policy.
Convention: Buhari, governors set to meet over candidacy
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu who cut short his medical trip in London over the prevalent crisis in APC is set to meet with APC governors.
The meeting is expected to deliberate on the consensus list of the party as part of the build-up to the national convention on Saturday, March 26.
President Buhari before now has been rumoured to have endorsed some candidates for the chairmanship seat. He has since debunked such rumours stating that all candidates will have a fairground to compete.