APC convention: State chairmen oppose govs, back Buhari’s chairmanship choice

  Chairmen of the state chapters of the All Progressives Congress have thrown their weight behind a former governor of Nasarawa State, Adamu Abdullahi, to become the national chairman of the party. Sunday PUNCH learnt that their decision followed the insistence of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) that Abdullahi should lead the APC. Buhari, it was learnt, had at a meeting attended by the Progressives Governors Forum in Aso Rock, Abuja rejected a zoning arrangement proposed by some of the governors and did not hide his preference for the former governor. This was despite strong resistance from some

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