Governor Okorocha, 7 Other APC Govs Meet Buhari, Protest Controversial Primaries

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Controversies trailing the APC Primaries across the country has become matter of serious concern on Imo state governor and chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha.

Okorocha was today reported to have asked the leadership of the party to do the right thing and allow everybody to participate in its ongoing nationwide primaries.

Speaking to state house correspondents after a closed door meeting alongside  7 other APC governors with president Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Okorocha said the meeting centred on the controversial primaries in their various states and which were cancelled by the party leadership in the affected states.

His words;

“We came to review the various crises characterising our primaries, with a view to finding solution. So, we are looking for a way out in this regard. We are going to find solution; our party believes in justice, equity and fairness. We are requesting that let the right thing be done and let everyone contest the elections” he said

The other governors that attended the meeting include Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Sani Bello (Niger), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), and Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa).

Shortly after the meeting they had with president Buhari which last for 2 hours, the state governors and the Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abba Kyari, drove out of the presidential viall. It is believed they were heading to the party secretariat to meet with the National chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomole, and other leaders, report said.

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