Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress across the country are set to meet in Abuja on Sunday, to iron out their grievances with the national leadership of the party, after the expiration of the 10-day ultimatum issued to the National Working Committee under the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.
Secretary of the forum and Enugu state APC chairman, Ben Nwoye, confirmed the meeting on Friday, saying “Yes, it is true that we are meeting on Sunday and the notice of the meeting has been sent to members of the forum.”
“We have our periodic meeting where we analyze developments in the party, so it is a routine meeting.”
“Certainly, the issue surrounding our letter to the NWC will be discussed. We will discuss the way forward. But it is a meeting for all; decisions will be made collectively, and not in isolation”, he added.
On September 23, the forum of APC state chairmen had issued the ultimatum to the NWC to address their perceived concerns, including the failure to secure appointments for party loyalists and vacant leadership seats in the party.
The position of the National Secretary has become vacant following the swearing-in of the last occupant, Mai Mala Buni, as Governor of Yobe State.
Also, the Deputy National Chairman (South), Niyi Adebayo, was recently appointed as the Minister of Industries, Trade, and Investment.
The National Auditor of the party, George Moghalu, has also been appointed as the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority.
In their letter to the NWC, the chairmen had alleged that they were being treated as outsiders in the party they worked to secure victories for in the last general elections, while those who worked against the party were being rewarded.