Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are currently in a closed-door meeting with the party’s National Working Committee.
According to Premium Times, the meeting is taking place at the party’s secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, April 25.
The governors had met President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, April 24, and endorsed his presidential candidacy.
It will be recalled that Buhari declared his intent to run for 2019 at the last APC National Executive Committee meeting.
According to Daily Trust, the governors in attendance are: Mohammed Badaru, Jigawa; Rauf Aregbesola, Osun; Isiaka Ajimobi, Oyo; Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun; Sani Bello, Niger; Ibrahim Gaidam, Yobe; Godwin Obaseki, Edo; Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara; Rocha's Okorocha, Imo and Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa.
Meanwhile, President Buhari met with the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on Tuesday, April 24, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja behind closed doors between 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
Presidency sources told State House correspondents that the president used the opportunity to endorse former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, for the chairmanship of the party.
The unnamed official stated that President Buhari had resolved to back Oshiomhole for the party’s chairmanship position.
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