The Ekiti state former party Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tope Aluko, has today formerly dump the PDP to join the All Progressive Congress (APC), saying APC has more focus leaders. Aluko, a former ally of former Governor of the State, Ayodele Fayose, stated that progressive party just like the name has been progressive to his life which was demonstrated through various elective and appointive positions his kinsmen are currently enjoying.
One of the President Muhammadu Buhari and APC party manifestos to Nigerians during the campaign was restructuring and devolution of power to the bottom a promise yet to see the light of the day. Prominent Nigerians yesterday converged at the NAF conference centre Abuja to discuss the way forward, prominent amongst whom were, Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Audu Ogbe, the immediate past President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo; a Chieftain of the Afenifere, a Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Chief Ayo Adebajo, for INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, amongst others.
Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has scribed the All Progressive Congress (APC) as a party that was hurriedly packaged to hijack power in 2015. Okorocha made these remarks yesterday in Abuja, saying the APC would have been a better party but some people hijacked the party and become lords.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently participating in the 58th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of (Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), at the State House, Abuja. The meeting was tweeted on Government of Nigeria official handle @NigeriaGov . Participants of the meeting include the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, Interior, Ra’uf Aregbeshola, and the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting started at about 11.00 am with some cabinet members.