APC Party leaders to meet over crisis today, July 3

The APC NEC is made up of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; National Leader, Bola Tinubu; the 22 APC state governors and other party leaders.

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The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to meet today, July 3, 2015, in order to resolve the crisis currently rocking the party over the National Assembly leadership.

Buhari flanked Bola Tinubu (left) and the APC National Chairman, John Oyegun. play

Buhari flanked Bola Tinubu (left) and the APC National Chairman, John Oyegun.

(Express NG)

 

The APC NEC is made up of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; National Leader, Bola Tinubu; the 22 APC state governors and other party leaders.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara play

President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara

(Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with governor-members of the All Prorgessives Congress (APC) play

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with governor-members of the All Prorgessives Congress (APC)

(The Nation )

 

Leaders of the party, perhaps in anticipation of a heated meeting, have called on members to put their differences aside and embrace peace.

APC National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun play

APC National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun

 

Among those who have issued pleas for calm are APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun and former Vice-President of the country, Atiku Abubakar.

Nigeria's former vice president, Atiku Abubakar . play

Nigeria's former vice president, Atiku Abubakar .

(Stargist)

 

The APC was thrown into crisis after Saraki and Dogara defied the party to contest and win the National Assembly positions.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House Representatives. play

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House Representatives.

(Bunmi Odunowo)

 

The party had initially conducted a straw poll and chosen Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as its sole candidates for the Senate Presidency and the House of Reps Speakership.

House of Representatives member, Femi Gbajabiamila  and Senator Ahmed Lawan play

House of Representatives member, Femi Gbajabiamila  and Senator Ahmed Lawan

(Twitter)

 

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