Oshiomhole: Buhari meets with APC governors, postpones NEC meeting indefinitely
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday announced indefinite postponement of its National Executive Meeting (NEC) earlier fixed for Tuesday, indefinitely.
Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum and governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, disclosed this while speaking with State House Correspondents after he and other governors of the party met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, the postponement was a collective decision of governors under under platform at the meeting with the president.
Present at the meeting with Buhari are Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Gboyega Oyetola (Osun), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Muhammadu Yahaya (Gombe), and Babagana Zulum (Borno).
Others are Abubakar Bello (Niger), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Aminu Masari (Katsina), and Hope Uzodinma ( Imo).
Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa were also in attendance.
The party’s NEC meeting had earlier been been scheduled to hold this week following the crisis rocking its leadership, which fuelled suspension of its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.
A national chieftain of the party, Bola Tinubu, called out those plotting to oust the embattled chairman of the party, noting such people have been infected with 2023 virus.
Tinubu had further described the scheduled NEC meeting scheduled to hold on Tuesday, as illegal.