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2019: Again, Tinubu Shunned APC Caucus Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock; Ambode, Aregbesola, Ajimobi Too

2019: Again, Tinubu Shunned APC Caucus Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock; Ambode, Aregbesola, Ajimobi Too

APC Caucus Meeting

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC; Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was conspicuously missing yesterday night when the party held its caucus meeting at the State House, Abuja.

Also missing according to photos shared by President Muhammadu Buhari media aide, Femi Adesina are; Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, Oyo State's, Abiola Ajimobi and Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State.

Tinubu had also shunned the APC caucus meeting held last month.

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The meeting is a prelude to today’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party. The caucus had on its agenda, only two main issues: consideration of the party’s constitution amendment and consideration of a report of the committee set up by the party on true federalism.

Those in attendance, yesterday night, were Buhari’s deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, state governors, members of the party’s National Working Committee and other party chieftains.

Tinubu was absent as at time the meeting went into a closed session.

Earlier, the party’s spokesman, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, All Progressives Congress (APC) revealed  that the NEC would meet today and, principally, discuss two items.

“If you recall, after the NEC meeting last month, I told you that two issues were outstanding and members asked for more time to study those issues.

“These are the issues of constitutional amendment and  the true federalism committee report. If you look at the calendar whichwas circulated during the last meeting, we are going to have a convention by June, and a committee will be set up to that effect.

But, no committee has been set up yet, and it is not on the agenda for the meeting. In any case, such committee is not set up at the NEC meeting.

“The purpose of bringing the issue of constitutional amendment to the NEC is to allow members who have issues to raise and opinion to canvass or perspective to share, to have opportunity to do so before the final draft is adopted by NEC.

“Once the final draft is adopted by NEC, you still have the convention which has the final authority to adopt the amendments. All these are being created to give the various constituencies within the party the opportunity to canvass their views and their positions.”

On the controversial tenure elongation of the NWC, he said: “As a matter of principle, in every political environment, you should expect such contentions.

“To that extent, we are not surprised. But, what will be slightly surprising is that after the highest organ of the party, outside the convention, has taken a position, you do not expect members of the party to take legal action against the NEC.

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“This is a new experience for us and it is unprecedented; our constitution does not support members taking legal action without exhausting internal mechanism for resolving grievances.

“We believe that if the highest organ of the party has taken a decision, whether you support that decision or not, you have to stand by it, and if you are not happy, you take advantage of internal mechanism before going to court.”

“There is no evidence that aggrieved members availed themselves of the opportunities that exist internally to express their grievances before taking the matter to court,” he said.

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2019: Again, Tinubu Shunned APC Caucus Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock; Ambode, Aregbesola, Ajimobi Too

2019: Again, Tinubu Shunned APC Caucus Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock; Ambode, Aregbesola, Ajimobi Too

2019: Again, Tinubu Shunned APC Caucus Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock; Ambode, Aregbesola, Ajimobi Too

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