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Buhari cancels APC NEC meeting scheduled to sack Oshiomhole

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, approved the postponement of the All Progressives Congress, APC National Executive Council, NEC, meeting.

The President made his decision known at a meeting with Governors elected on the party’s platform at the Presidential Villa, on Monday.

The NEC meeting was scheduled by some aggrieved members of the party who want the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole removed.

Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting with Buhari, the All Progressives Governors’ Forum, Chairman, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi said that the proposed emergency NEC meeting for Tuesday remained postponed indefinitely.

According to him, Buhari was pleased to aprove the postponement of the emergency NEC meeting.

The Governor explained further that the postponement was to enable them agree on issues affecting the party.

He said, “We met with Mr. President; among other issues we discussed about the party in appreciation to Mr. President how he has given access to each of us individually and collectively.

“And among the issues we discussed was the need with resolution that the governor’s have taken to work together to resolve all the issues in the party.

“And also we seek Mr. President support to postpone the National Executive Council NEC meeting that is scheduled for tomorrow until such a time that the governors are ready to report back.”

Asked if Buhari supported the postponement, he said: “Yes he’s so happy that we all agree to that.”

Governors Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe, Babagana Zullum of Borno, Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Babatide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Aminu Masari of Katsina, and Hope Uzodinma of Imo were some of the Governors at the meeting.

Others were Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa.

However, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Yahaya Bello of Kogi and governors of Yobe, Kaduna, and Yobe were absent.

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