The Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker / Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the governing All Progressive Congress (APC) has another fresh six months to steer the Affairs of the party, reports.
The fresh mandate was given at the National Executive Council (NEC) at the Presidential villa, Abuja, and has also ratified the expulsion of the erstwhile National Vice Chairman (South-South), Hilliard Eta, for challenging the dissolution of the immediate past National Working Committee (NWC) by the National Executive Council (NEC) in the courts against party directives.
The NEC further slammed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for its call on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office.
According to our sources, the sacked state executives of the party will be converted to caretaker members pending when a new election in the states, saying the decision to dissolve the excos is to ensure that dates for congresses and primaries for the party are not held in the same year.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari participated today (Tuesday) in an emergency virtual meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the State House, Abuja, Senate President, Sen. Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; all State Governors elected under the platform of the APC are in attendance of the meeting, physically.
The National Chairman of the APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, who is also the governor of Yobe, Mai Mala Buni, had late November scheduled the meeting to review party’s positions on some issues affecting it.
The APC had on Nov. 10 announced timetable for the commencement of party registration of new members and re-validation of all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).