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APC Convention: President Buhari Meets National Assembly Leaders, Urges them on Zoning



Ahead of the APC National Convention on March 26, 2022 the Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday (March 24, in Abuja, advised party authorities and stakeholders to glue to the zoning agreement published 3 weeks ago by the APC Caretaker Convention and Planning Committee.

He appealed them to avert distractions and to aim their strengths into expanding the futures of the party in the upcoming elections.

While receiving All Progressive Party National Assembly leaders at the Presidential villa, Buhari prompted members of the vicinity of the election dates set by Electoral Commission, admonishing that positions should be corresponded with a greater image of winning elections and delivering good governance.

Garba Shehu, President adviser on Media revealed this in a statement he approved on Thursday (March 24), titled, ‘Avoid distractions, keep your eyes on the ball, President General Muhammadu Buhari tells APC leaders, members.’

President told the legislators that a zoning arrangement was developed and approved by the party (APC) after deep consultations in order to secure that the administration was reflective of the variousness in unity while representing different dynamic interests.

“It is necessary that we grip to that arrangement. The time accessible to us is limited and I (Buhari), therefore, enjoin you to cooperate with the various stakeholders within and outside your respective zones and states to decide to work concurrently and harmoniously in voting into the allotted positions properly, as prescribed in the provided arrangements.

This will not only stimulate a steady process and limit tension but will strengthen the picture of the party fully and enhance our overall stance of distinction in the political area,” he pointed.

President also emphasised that as the APC National Convention move closer, members cannot afford to do anything that will endanger the possibilities of the party in the upcoming Elections.

All Progressive Congress lawmakers were headed to the meeting by Ahmed Lawan, the Senate President and Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives