PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday evening, met with leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) behind closed doors.
The meeting, which held inside the First Lady’s Conference Hall at the Presidential Villa, Abuja started at about 9:10pm and ended in the early hours of Thursday.
Buhari was accompanied by his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal; his Special Adviser on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu and some other presidential aides.
Party leaders who attended the meeting included the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie- Oyegun; the party’s Deputy National Chairman, North, Senator Lawali Shuaibu; Deputy National Chairman, South, Segun Oni; President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
Others were Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State; Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State; Senate Leader, Ali Ndume; a former Minister of Information, Chief Tony Momoh; Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu; and the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh. The meeting’s agenda was not made public and both Presidency and party leaders refused to disclose details of the meeting to State House correspondents.