APC governors to meet with Buhari


He was reacting to a letter written by a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in which he accused Odigie-Oyegun of sabotaging his efforts aimed at reconciling aggrieved party members as directed by Buhari.

"The PDP decries as iniquitous, the efforts by APC-controlled federal authorities to suppress information on the abduction, leading to conflicting reports and frustrating of rescue mission, just because they seek to hide the failures of the presidency in ensuring the safety of Nigerians, particularly in the north".

It also emerged yesterday that Oyegun has acknowledged Tinubu's letter and wished him well in his presidential assignment. Although details of the closed-door meeting between Buhari and Odigie-Oyegun are yet to be availed members of the public, what is clear from the events of the last few days is that all is not well with the APC, unfortunately at the highest level.

Mr. Tinubu accused the APC chairman of compounding the challenge of reconciliation by taking "improper unilateral decisions" on issues affecting national and state chapters.

Bello said, "We the governors and the majority of APC members have confidence ‎in our National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun".

The President made the request during a meeting with the governors in the Presidential Villa on Thursday night.

Tinubu had suggested that Odigie-Oyegun was not similarly persuaded, contending that the national chairman was apparently incapable of measuring up to his leadership responsibility.

The APC chieftain admitted that the party is facing crisis and there is need for reconciliation so that the party will not lose the 2019 presidential election.

He, however, contended that one solution can not work for the different states affected adding that some erring members in some states need to be disciplined. He however pledged to "fully support" the efforts of Tinubu.

He said state governors had been shunning corrupt practices because the President remained incorruptible.

We also believe in the President by appointing Bola Tinubu, our leader to reconcile some aggrieved members of our party.