Buhari Assigns Tinubu to Mend Fences in APC

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President Buhari and Asiwaju Tinubu
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As part of on-going efforts to improve cohesion within the party, president Muhammadu Buhari has designated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building efforts of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC).

 

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, announced in Abuja on Tuesday.

 

According to the  him, the assignment will involve resolving disagreements among party members, party leadership and political office holders in some states of the Federation.

 

Kano APC crisis involving supporters of the former governor of the state, Alhaji Rabiu Kwakwanso and the serving governor, Abdullahi Ganduje is one of the task of the Tinubu reconciliation committee would handle.

 

The Presidency on Jan. 29 summoned Gov. Ganduje and the Kwakwanso over the aborted Jan. 30 visit of the former governor to Kano to avert breakdown of law and order in the State.

 

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his predecessor Rabiu Kwankwaso, are leaders of the groups

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his predecessor Rabiu Kwankwaso, are leaders of the groups

The governor, accompanied by two serving senators and two members of the House of Representatives from the state, met with the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari at the Presidential Villa.

 

Ganduje, however, declined to speak to State House correspondents after the closed door meeting.

 

The Tinubu committee is also expected to reconcile other APC crises in Zamfara, Oyo, Kogi and other states of the federation

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