Friday, October 20, 2017
Indication that all is not well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged yesterday, as the leadership of the House of Representatives led by Speaker Yakubu Dogara, shunned the party’s consultative meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) held in Abuja.
The meeting, sixth in the series and chaired by the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun had in attendance the Governors of Kaduna, Nasir el-Rufai, Bauchi, Mohammed Abubakar, Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu, Plateau, Simon Lalong, Imo, Rochas Okorocha, Edo, Godwin Obaseki and Adamawa State, Abdullahi Jibrilla Bindo.
The Governors of Ondo, Kano, Kogi and Nasarawa States were represented by their deputies.
While Senate President, Bukola Saraki was not in the meeting owing to his trip to Russia, no reason was given for Dogara’s absence.
While declaring the meeting open, Oyegun had said: “I welcome you to the sixth of the series of our consultative meetings, which has proved to be extremely useful not only in stabilising the