December 9, 2023

BREAKING: Niger Gov Meets APC Leaders Ahead Of ‘Replacing Buni’.

Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, is currently holding an emergency meeting with some members of the caretaker committee of the All Progressives..

The meeting, Daily Trust gathered, was convened to implement President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the removal of Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, as the chairman of the ruling party’s caretaker committee.The secretary of the caretaker committee, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, has described the news of Buni’s sack as fake news.

In a statement, tagged ” FAKE NEWS: No Leadership Change in APC CECPC,” the secretary, urged members of the party and the general public to disregard the report on Buni’s sack.

But a governor from the South told Daily Trust that he was at the meeting when Buhari ordered the removal of Buni as chairman of the caretaker committee of the party.

“The statement by the caretaker committee describing the president’s directives on Buni’s sack as fake was funny because I was there when the president ordered for the Yobe governor’s sack. As we are talking, Niger Governor is holding a meeting. Buni and the secretary are to be removed in line with the president’s directives,” he said.

Earlier on Monday, security operatives took over the National Secretariat of the APC.

Buni took over the leadership of the party in June 2020 following the sack of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole- led National Working Committee (APC).

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