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Niger governor denies taking over APC leadership; says he’s acting for Buni

Speaking with journalists, Abubakar Bello said, “I have been acting for a while since the chairman (Buni) traveled.”

• March 7, 2022
Niger State governor Abubakar Bello (Credit: Twitter)
Niger State governor Abubakar Bello (Credit: Twitter)

Niger state governor Abubakar Bello has denied taking over leadership of the All Progressives Congress Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee. 

Mr Bello said this when he spoke with journalists shortly after heading a meeting of the APC CECPC at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday.

He said that he met with APC State Chairmen as well as inaugurated some newly elected State Chairmen.

“The States Chairmen took their oath of office today and we discussed progress made so far on the forthcoming National Convention and what needs to be done next so that we will achieve the March 26 date for the convention,” he said.

When asked in what capacity Mr Bello said, “I have been acting for a while since the chairman (Buni) traveled.”

The meeting was attended by all members of the CECPC including the Secretary, John Akpanudoedrhe; Women representative, Stella Okotete; Youth Leader, Ismail Ahmed; David Lyon; Tahir Mamman; Ali Abba; Ken Nnamani and Yusuf Yusuf.

(NAN)

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