APC NEC meets on Amosun’s, Akeredolu’s fate, others

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) will on Friday hold it’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting with the outcome of the Presidential Election tribunal and the governorship poll results in Bayelsa and Kogi states top on the agenda.

The meeting will also look into the suspension of Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and ex-Governors Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, who are now senators.

There was pressure on NEC members last night to lift the suspension on key leaders in order to keep a united APC family.

Although the crisis in Edo State chapter of APC is not slated for consideration, there were indications that some members of the committee might raise the issue.

The National Working Committee (NWC) has NWC had already set up a five-man fact-finding committee headed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on the crisis of confidence among APC stakeholders in Edo State.

Also, in the team are Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari; former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi; former governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima and Hon. Ahmed Wadada as Secretary.

Some items on the agenda include the 2020 Budget of APC; the building of a new secretariat for the party and the establishment of the Progressives Institute to train future members and leaders on party politics.

According to a source, who spoke in confidence, the NEC will hold a “frank session” on some issues.

The source said: “We will review the outcome of the presidential election; the challenges and triumphs at the Presidential Election Tribunal and the Supreme Court; and the governorship poll results in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

“We lost about four to five states during the February general elections but with the results of the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states, it appears things are getting better for APC.

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