The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has said that the National Caucus meeting of the party held on Monday, was “to conclude the agenda we started last time which we didn’t conclude”.
Oyegun stated this when he spoke with journalists after the meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. The national caucus meeting had in attendance, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. Also present at the meeting were other members of the NWC and ministers.
Present and past state governors, federal lawmakers, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and other cabinet members were at the meeting.However, the National Leader of the APC, Senator Bola Tinubu, and the pioneer national chairman of APC, Chief Bisi Akande were absent.“The meeting was actually beautiful, lively, it is a meeting to conclude the agenda we started last time which we didn’t conclude. Today, we are discussing true federalism and something more serious,” he said.
On whether the issue of the court case instituted by some party members over tenure elongation of members of the National Working Committee (NWC) and that of state executives was discussed, he said: “We didn’t discuss anything like court case, courts are for lawyers.”
On the call for his removal, he said, “Ahh, can’t we move forward, that brings us to history.”Also speaking, Saraki, said: “We had a good meeting. We deliberated on a number of issues to do with the constitution of the party which are very important issues, the constitution and to prepare for NEC tomorrow, it was a good meeting.”
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