The National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of Nigeria’s governing party, All Progressives Congress, APC is underway at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is participating at the meeting, which started at 11:00 GMT.
Other attendees include; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as well as some principal officers of the National Assembly.
State Governors in attendance are those of Nasarawa, Niger, Jigawa, Yobe, Plateau, Kogi, Imo, Gombe, Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Kwara, Ekiti, Kano and Kebbi, who were among the early arrivals.
The Acting National Chairman of the APC, Victor Giadom was the first to arrive for the meeting, as he was sighted at the venue as early as 7:30 GMT alongside the National Deputy Chairman-North of the APC, Lawal Shuaibu.
Other attendees apart from those present at the Presidential villa are participating virtually, in respect of protocols of Covid-19, which promote social distancing.
Details to follow