APC NWC to meet with Oshiomole, Iyamu, others

In preparation for the February 17, All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Edo State, the National Working Committee (NWC) will today meet with critical stakeholders.

The meeting, which is at the instance of the Abdullahi Umar Ganduje-led NWC, will be held at the NWC Hall of Muhammadu Buhari House – party headquarters in Abuja at 8 pm.

The meeting was called to enable the party’s highest administrative organ, all state stakeholders, and governorship aspirants to fashion out a workable free, fair, and credible template for the primary and for the eventual victory of the party at the September governorship election.

Invitation letters have been sent out to the State Working Committee (SWC), all former governors, deputy governors, serving and former National Assembly members from the state, and some identified governorship aspirants.

A source in the Directorate of Organisation confirmed that the meeting was at the instance of the NWC Chairman, Dr Ganduje, in line with his resolve to create a level playing ground for the best candidate to emerge.

“This meeting is a crucial one. The chairman and the NWC invited all the stakeholders in the state so that everybody would be on the same page ahead of the February 17 primary election.

“Letters have been sent out to members of the State Working Committee, all former governors, all former deputy governors, serving and former members of the National Assembly as well as some identified governorship aspirants.

“It is an enlarged stakeholders meeting. Over 100 leaders from Edo state are expected for the meeting,” our source hinted.



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