President Buhari meets with APC Governors, strategise for convention

Timothy Choji, Abuja


Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night met with Governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress APC at the State House to strategise for the forth coming national convention of the party.

Leader of the APC Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State told Journalists at the end of the meeting that the party was fine and ready for the convention and the 2019 general elections.

“We looked at the way forward because we are going into the heat of politics and we must  be prepared for any political issues that may come up but the interesting thing here is that we are more united than ever so we are ready for elections come 2019 and we are sure that people will be proud of the APC and the outcome of our programmes; we are very fine”he said.

His Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello said it was a routine meeting between them and the President, adding that the President directed them to approach the forth coming convention of the party as a united family.

“Mr President is our father and as Governors of APC, we usually meet with him from time to time to rub minds and discuss issues that concern our party and the country. He wished all of us well and advised that we should approach the convention in unity and we all agreed to go there in unity and come out stronger,” he said.

The Governors commended President Buhari for honouring late Moshood Abiola on June 12, twenty five years after his election was annulled.


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