Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) arose from their meeting at the early hours of today, Monday morning, August 9, 2021 with an insistence that the minority judgment of the Supreme Court on the Ondo Election will not affect them in 2023 general elections.
At the meeting, they discussed extensively the recent Supreme Court Judgment on the Ondo Governorship Poll, which received commendation from the APC Governors and therefore passed a vote of confidence on the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.
According to them, the committee has discharged its functions effectively so far.
The meeting which took place at the Kebbi Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, FCT was Chaired by the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State said the CECPC led by the Yobe State Governor, Governor Mai Mala Buni has done a great job in refocusing the party and making it stronger ahead of the 2023 poll.
The APC Governors also lauded the Supreme Court on the historic judgment which according to them has given an expected legal backing to the CECPC of the party.
The all-important backing by the Progressives Governors will serve as confirmation of the Governors’ determination to back the party through repositioning and strengthening it as its structures are taking shape through the ongoing Congresses.
Uche Nwosu is a two time Shell Petroleum PLC award winner in the year 2000;
He won the Shell Award on Investigative Journalism and Environmental Cleanliness.