Niger Governor Presides Over APC’s CECPC Meeting, Says He Has Been Acting Chairman

THE Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello on Monday presided over a meeting of the Caretaker/Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The meeting was held at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja.

The Niger State Governor shared pictures from the meeting which showed him seated in what appears to be the position meant for the Chairman of the APC-CECPC, Governor Mai Bala Muni of Yobe State.

“I am currently presiding over the Caretaker/Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC at the National Secretariat of the Party,” Governor Bello captioned the photos.

At the end of the meeting when he was asked by journalists if he was the acting chairman.

Bello said, “I have been acting Chairman for a while now.”

After the meeting which was brief, the governors took their leave while Governor Bello restated his position as the new chairman of APC caretaker committee.

He said he had the support of the governors and President Muhammadu Buhari.

The drama came amid reports of sack of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mai Mala Buni, who has been out of the country but scheduled to return to Nigeria on Monday, March 7.