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APC governors to meet President Buhari over party’s convention

Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu briefs journalists after a closed-door meeting with his counterpart, in Abuja.

Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, governor of Kebbi State and chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, says the forum will soon set a date for the APC’s Elective National Convention.

He said they would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to finalise plans and to discuss solutions to issues affecting the progress of the APC.

The PGF passed a vote of confidence in the party’s national leadership at a meeting in Abuja, saying the successes recorded had put the APC on a firm footing.

Despite initial concerns, Alhaji Atiku praised the Federal Government for executing a successful Anambra State governorship election.

Reporting by Abubakar Bestu; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino