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  • Samson Omale

South-West APC Governors And Tinubu Absent As Buhari Meets Party Stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday hosted a delegation of the All Progressives Congress’ stakeholders at the State House, Abuja.

The Presidential candidate of the Party Senator Bola Tinubu was conspicousy absent at the stakeholders meeting which was held at the at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

State hosue Corrspondnets also curiously noted that none of the state governors in the south-west region elected on the party’s platform, as well as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, was present when the Presidentwas ushered into the chamber.

The delegation, which consists of the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase, the APC Vice Presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima, and other key members of the party, was ushered in to see the President at about 03:00 pm, Friday.

Others present are former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, former Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbe and former Chief of Air Staff Air Marshall Sadiq Abubakar.

Also in attendance are some members of the Progressives Governors Forum. They include Babagana Zulum of Borno, Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe, Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa and Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi.

It is unclear why the meeting held, as well as why the APC flagbearer, speaker, and south-west governors were absent at the meeting

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