The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Governors are currently meeting at the party’s headquarters in Abuja.
According to PREMIUM Times, the meeting is expected to discuss modalities for the party’s congresses and national convention to elect a new set of officials to run the affairs of the governing party.
It is a follow-up to the meeting held Tuesday and Wednesday between the governors and President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa over the president’s halt of the the extension of the tenure of members of the NWC and state branches by one year.
While Tuesday’s meeting between President Buhari and the governors deadlocked, with governors divided for and against the tenure elongation, a second meeting held by the governors alone led to a compromise.
They subsequently met with President Buhari on Wednesday morning and announced that they had all agreed to support his idea for fresh elections in line with the party’s and Nigerian constitution.
The tenure of the John Oyegun-led NEC is expected to end in June.
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