Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

REPORT: Last Night Speaker HoR Tambuwal, Fashola and Others In Late Night Meeting With APC Leaders


Last night, there was a report on Punch Newspapet that The Speaker Of Nigeria’s House Of Representative was in a meeting witu leadership of Nigeria’s main opposition party APC.
Without doubt the meeting will be on the report that majority of House of House members are now APC and also how defected Governors can harmonize the structures of the party in their respected state.
PUNCH Reports:
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress and governors elected
on the platform of the party met with governors who defected
from the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja on Tuesday.
The meeting, which was held at the Kano Governor’s Lodge,
Asokoro, was said to have aimed at solidifying the defection of
the five governors.
The governors, who left the PDP for the APC are Rotimi
Amaechi (Rivers); Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara); Aliyu Wamakko
(Sokoto); Murtala Nyako (Adamawa); and Rabiu Kwakwanso
(Kano).
At the meeting were the Speaker of the House of
Representatives, Mallam Waziri Tambuwal; a former Head of
State, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.); a former Governor
of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Kwakwanso and Amaechi,
Governor Babatunde Fashola and Kayode Fayemi of Lagos and
Ekiti states respectively also attended the meeting.
The meeting was still on as at the time of filing this report
(10.45pm).
But Tambuwal was said to have left before the end of the
meeting.
However, sources close to the meeting said details of the
merger agreement with the affected governors were discussed.
It was said that the details were not ready as at the time when
the governors announced their defection to the opposition party
in Abuja last week.
A former Acting National Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Kawu
Baraje, who read the communique of the meeting where the
governors defected, said the decision to join the APC was
unanimous.

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