- The leadership of the APC is said to be in a grand meeting to brainstorm on its presidential campaign ahead of the 2023 election
- It was gathered that the late-night meeting was held on Friday, August 26, at Bola Ahmed Tinubu's campaign office in Abuja
- There are also reports that the meeting is connected to the ruling party's underground plan to woo Governor Nyesom Wike into its camp
Abuja - The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Adamu, on Friday, August 26, convened a meeting with members of the National Working Committee (NWC) in Abuja.
Sources claim that part of the meeting's agenda led by Adamu is to strategise on the presidential campaign for the APC's flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The meeting was held in Tinubu's campaign office in Abuja Central District.
It was also gathered that the top-level meeting is not unconnected to plans to woo Governor Nyesom Wike into the ruling party.
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The closed-door talk was attended by Tinubu’s running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima,, the national vice chairman for the southwest, Isaac Kekemeke, the national youth leader, Dayo Israel, the deputy national chairman for the north, and Senator Abubakar Kyari, among other NWC members.
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Meanwhile, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state had denied knowing about the meeting between the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, his loyalists and the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in London on Tuesday, August 24.
Recall that various media platforms have been awash with news of the meeting between Wike, his loyalists and Tinubu in London on Tuesday, August 23, fueling speculations that Wike may work for Tinubu in the forthcoming election or may defect to the APC.
Speaking with newsmen after an interactive meeting with the PDP governorship candidates, Bala said he believes in the supremacy and sanctity of the party, adding that the mood of the party is excellent.
“The Chairman has already spoken. You know we are loyal party members. We believe in the supremacy and sanctity of the party and he has already told you that the mood is very excellent..."