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APC State chairmen seeks tenure elongation for Oyegun, others

APC State chairmen seeks tenure elongation for Oyegun, others

Also, Ekiti Afenifere praised the Oyegun-led party executive for being realistic about the state of the party and exhibited readiness to cooperate with the committee to bring peace to APC.

It was attended by governors, members of the National Assembly, state APC chairmen and others.

Senator Bola Tinubu-led committee on "consultation, reconciliation and confidence - building" will today submit its interim report at the national caucus meeting at the presidential Villa ahead of the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting tomorrow.

"We also urge Mr President to present himself for (a) second tenure come 2019".

The position has for a four-year tenure, but the extension means their tenure will now run beyond 2019.

The president acknowledged criticisms about the pace of his administration particularly in appointments to boards of government agencies, but said the issue is being addressed, as many of such appointments had been made.

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They advised the former Lagos State governor to desist from misleading statements and think of better ways to get Oyegun's actions to conform to his will.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the 24 State Governors elected on the platform of the APC, are expected at the party secretariat for the NEC meeting.

Kabiru Mijinyawa, on a visit to the party's National Working Committee at the national secretariat in Abuja, the Adamawa lawmakers particularly hailed the leadership style of the APC national chairman.

"In view of the short period between the time available for the proposed party congresses and INEC published timetable for the conduct of party primaries and general elections, the forum resolved that the tenure of the present officers of the party at all levels be extended by 2 years to avert challenges in the party".

"However, one-size-fits-all will not work and all the states where some erring members need to be disciplined".


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