Tuesday September 27, 2022 1:38 AM

Primaries: President Buhari holds emergency meeting with APC Govermors

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with top stakeholders of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) at the Presidential

The meeting, slated for noon, had members of the PGF represented.

The meeting centered on a direction on who should become the flag bearer of the party.

The Governors of the ruling All Progressive Congress APC), are considered to be critical to the presidential primary slated for June 6.

Chairman of the PGF and Governor of Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu Abubakar, led the Governors to the meeting.

It was learnt that the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, is also at the meeting.

The Nation gathered Buhari will use the opportunity of the meeting to discuss the forthcoming presidential primary of the party and the need to have a united position with the Governors.

Twenty-three aspirants are being screened by the John Odigie-Oyegun-led APC screening committee, which is sitting at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is expected to be screened by the committee, is absent from the meeting.

The President is expected to leave later in the day for Madrid, Spain for a two-day visit.

More to come…

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