- Members of the APC national convention committee have met with speaker Yakubu Dogara to brief him of the committee's progress
- The committee met with the speaker on Monday, June 4, at the House of Representatives in Abuja
- The committee was led by the chairman, Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, was visited at the National Assembly on Monday, June 4 by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention committee.
The chairman of the convention committee, Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state, led the committee to meet the speaker in Abuja, Nigerian Tribune reports.
NAIJ.com notes that after being received by the APC leadership in the House led by the speaker, they had a closed-door meeting, which lasted for about 50 minutes.
According to Governor Badaru, the committee was at the speaker’s office to brief him on the progress made so far by the committee.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state is serving as the deputy chairman of the committee while Senator Ben Uwajumogu is the secretary.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Sunday, June 3, said it would sue the National Working Committee (NWC) for overruling its state congress. The assistant publicity secretary of the party, Abiodun Salami, issued the threat in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
He was reacting the overruling of the main congress of APC at ACME on May 19 by the NWC over issues of legality. Another congress was convened the same day by a chieftain, Fouad Oki, on the grounds that the ACME congress lacked legal basis as it was conducted based on wards in 57 council areas instead of 20 approved by INEC.
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