APC convention: Buhari to court govs on choice of party chairman, Presidential candidate, others


President Muhammadu Buhari

By Dapo Akinrefon

It is no longer news that governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will determine choice of the party’s national chairman, secretary and other national executive committee, NEC, members. They also command reasonable power in who becomes the Presidential candidate.

The APC has fixed February 26, 2022 for its National Convention.

But Vanguard reliably gathered that the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, want to prove a point to those who say they own the APC.

Indeed, the position of the governors is being challenged by some pillars of the party and APC is gradually been pushed to the brink over zoning of the presidency in 2023 and sharing of the NEC and National Working Committee NWC, offices among the six geopolitical zones of the country.

A source, who is familiar with the workings in the APC, said: “When you talk about the party, it is about anybody being in control, it is about…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper