Buhari Meets APC Governors Over Party Flag Bearer
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President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with members of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting, slated for noon, has all members of the PGF represented. It is expected to provide a direction on who should become the flag bearer of the party.
The Governors, who were elected under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), are considered to be critical to the presidential primary slated for June 6.
Chairman of the PGF and Governor of Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu Abubakar, is leading the APC Governors to the meeting.
The National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, is also at the meeting.
TheNation gathered Buhari will use the opportunity of the meeting to discuss the forthcoming presidential primary of the party and the need to have a united position with the Governors.
Twenty-three aspirants are being screened by the John Odigie-Oyegun-led APC screening committee, which is sitting at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is expected to be screened by the committee, is absent from the meeting.