Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has arrived the National Headquarters of the APC, a move The News Carrier NG described a takeover from Governor Mai Mala Buni as Chairman of CECPC.
His arrival now signals the end of the leadership of Yobe State Governor.
The State Affairs NG reports that Governor Bello will be meeting with State Chairmen of the party ahead of the much-anticipated
Earlier before his arrival at the Buhari House, CECPC Secretary, Senator James Akpan Udohedehe, had dismissed the removal of Governor Buni as fake news.
The statement reads in full:
Our attention has been drawn to sponsored media reports on an imaginary leadership change in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC).
The media report is fake news and should be disregarded.
The APC is a progressive political party guided by rules. Leadership changes are not announced by ‘sources’ through name dropping in the media.
We urge our teeming supporters, members and indeed the general public to remain calm and support the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led APC CECPC conduct a rancour-free and credible National Convention deserving of our great party.
Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe Phd
APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC).
Amids the clarification by the APC CECPC, the State Affairs NG reports heavy presence of security personnel at the National Secretariat of the party.