Buhari receives Ayade, Matawalle to APC


President Muhammadu Buhari has received Governors Ben Ayade and Bello Matawalle of Cross River and Zamfara states, who recently joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Both governors were accompanied to the State House, Abuja, by the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni.

President Buhari, who handed the flags of the party to the Ayade and Matawalle, welcome both governors into the APC and thanked them for coming on board.

Buni said the governors’ decision to join the ruling party was based on the President’s achievements.

He also announced that the party’s ward, local government and state congresses would begin at the end of July.

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