The 21 governors within the All Progressives Congress (APC) will meet in Abuja on Tuesday to debate the occasion’s zoning system forward of the March 26 nationwide conference, TheCable can report.
A listing of all of the occasion’s nationwide positions together with the geo-political zones to fill them was broadly printed within the media, together with TheCable, after the governors’ assembly with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.
Nonetheless, some governors are mentioned to be kicking towards the checklist as a result of it doesn’t mirror the end result of the assembly with the president.
“The one factor the president mentioned on the assembly was that we must always undertake the consensus technique to choose the nationwide chairman and that the place ought to go the north-central. That was all. No one mentioned every other place,” a northern governor instructed TheCable.
“In case you observed, no one signed the checklist that’s going spherical within the media. It was not attributed to anyone. Governor Nasir el-Rufai mentioned the north and the south would swap positions, however the checklist will not be even reflective of this.
“Underneath a swap association, the follow is north-east for south-east, north-west for south-west, and north-central for south-south, and vice-versa. That’s the why the chairman will come from north-central because it was south-south the final outing. And that’s the solely factor now we have agreed to date.
“If it’s a swap, the nationwide secretary ought to come from the south-east, not the south-west because the checklist suggests, as a result of the earlier nationwide secretary was from the north-east.”
An APC senator additionally faulted the zonal congresses scheduled for March 12.
“Zonal congresses are alien to the present APC structure. They’re contained within the proposed modification to our structure, which might solely be adopted on the March 26 conference after which it is going to change into operational. Holding zonal congresses earlier than the amended structure is ratified quantities to illegality,” he instructed TheCable.
It’s understood that this may also be mentioned by the APC governors at their assembly.
The conference was initially scheduled for February 26 however shifted by a month.
Going by the timetable for the 2023 normal election, events are anticipated to choose their legislative, governorship and presidential candidates by June 3, 2022.