- The national convention planning committee of the APC has been inaugurated
- The committee is chaired by the governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, April 23, inaugurated its national convention planning committee.
The 68-member national convention committee is chaired by the governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar.
The committee was inaugurated at the APC national secretariat in Abuja by the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.
Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and Senator Ben Uwajumogu from Imo state are the deputy chairman and secretary, respectively.
The committee has governors of Imo, Borno, Katsina, Oyo, Yobe, Kaduna, Plateau, Adamawa, Kogi and Edo as members.
The ruling party had earlier scheduled its national convention for Monday, May 14. The party in a notice submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on April 9, released the timetable for its congresses and national convention.
NAIJ.com gathered that in the correspondence signed by the APC national secretary, Mai Mala Buni, with reference number “APC/NHDQ/INEC/19/018/010” titled “Notice of Conduct of Congresses/National Convention” the party scheduled Ward Congresses for Wednesday, May 2, 2018; local government congresses, Saturday, May 5, 2018; state congresses, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 and national convention, Monday, May 14, 2018.
The ruling party also constituted its national convention committee members. The party on Sunday, April 15, released a list of its members to serve in its committees, drawn from different hierarchy and positions in the party.
The convention committee includes governors, senators, members of the House of Representatives and other caucuses in the party.
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