Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the will meet the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to agree on a date for the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) and convention, which has been severally postponed due to lack of fund and the absence of the ailing President Muhammadu Buhari.
The APC National Working Committee (NWC) ,it was gathered, has continued to postpone the date for the NEC meeting due to the ill health of the President, who must be present at the meeting.
But the APC governors, who met with the John Odigie-Oyegun-led NWC on Tuesday in Abuja agreed that the NEC meeting should go on as required by the party’s constitution, despite the absence of the President, who has been a in London on medical vacation.
Briefing journalists after the combined meeting at the APC National Secretariat, the Plateau state Governor, Simon Lalong, said that the NEC meeting and convention had been delayed due the President’s I’ll health, noting that it is compulsory that the President attends the NEC meeting, which will eventually determine the date for the party’s convention.
Lalong said that the governors and the NWC agreed at the meeting that the NEC meeting must be held within the shortest possible time, despite Buhari’s absence.
The governor stated that the parley also reviewed the activities of the APC administration, and concluded that it had done well in the last two years.
“We ended a very successful meeting in continuation of our agreement at the last meeting that we will be meeting every month with the party’s leadership. today is one of those meeting and we will have another one next month.
“The purpose of the meeting was to review our party’s activities in the various states where we have APC government for the past two years. And we came to the conclusion that so far, we have done very well.
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