Akume may be favoured as APC finally zoned Chairmanship to North-Central


APC Caretaker Chairman and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress might have chosen to zone the National Secretary position of the APC toward the South-East while the North-Central will get the chairmanship of the party. The deputy Chairman (South) is relied upon to go toward the South-South, newsway has learnt.

A top ward leader of the APC uncovered this to newsway even as he expressed that the party would be exchanging sure positions.

He said positions that were involved by northerners in the last National Working Committee would be given to southerners as well as the other way around.

The ward leader said, “Conversations are continuous. Up until this point, we have concurred that the North-Central will take the national chairmanship position while the South-South will take the deputy Chairman (South) and afterward the South-East will get the national secretary position.

“Likewise, the arrangement is that all positions that the North involved in the last NWC will presently be involved by the South. Obviously, each and every individual who needs to challenge has the option to do as such yet this is the arrangement for the present. Different positions not entirely settled at the appointed time.”

The APC is additionally expected to set up sub-boards of trustees that will deal with a few parts of the show going from exposure to spending plan, security and coordinated operations.

Prior to Tuesday, the Chairman, Caretaker Convention Planning Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, declared that the APC national convention will come up on February 26, 2022.

Buni, who expressed this on Tuesday while conveying his feature address at the Progressives Women Congress held in Abuja declined to certain remarks expected of him by reporters.

In his message to delegates, Buni encouraged ladies to aspire and contest for national positions in forthcoming convention saying the APC is the most agreeable ladies party in Nigeria.

He said, “You stay the best mobilisers of help to any ideological group and its up-and-comers. You have been 100% of the time there in the line on political race days to decide the destiny of applicants. With this, we are certain of winning the 2023 general elections with immense achievement.

“Allow me to guarantee you that the party will not fail to remember this motion by supporting ladies and adolescents for their political yearnings and to understand their political dreams.

“We anticipate having more ladies challenging in the approaching national convention of the party on February 26, 2022, and the overall races.”

He asked ladies to illuminate their family members and the bigger society that races are not sink or swim undertaking

“As we approach the convention, and move nearer to the overall elections, I wish to help you to remember your Progressives jobs and support pioneers contesting for different positions to improve our country.

In her comments, the President’s wife, Aisha Buhari, said as the nation invites another political decision year, pioneers should go beyond empty talk to placing ladies in indispensable positions within our party and the public authority.

She said, “Beginning from 2015, I have had the honor of connecting with Nigerian ladies across the whole country. My conviction is that Nigeria’s future is altogether subject to realizing the possibilities of our ladies. It is no simple incident that nations that have developed further, prosperous and powerful have focused on ladies cooperation in country building.

“I in this manner wish to call upon the APC to try harder in advancing ladies. This I accept should fill in as one of the targets of this Conference. As Nigeria heads towards another political decision year, we should go beyond offering empty talks.

“We should set up, useful techniques to guarantee that this really occurs. Good cause should start at home thus the APC should begin by guaranteeing that ladies possess vital positions in the party and more essential jobs in government.”

Aisha called upon Nigerian ladies to proceed with the battle by showing more prominent interest, responsibility and solidarity in the dynamic course of this nation saying “Our vintage point lies in our calculative strength.”

In a connected turn of events, the APC has delivered its plan for simultaneous administrative by-elections in Cross River, Imo, Ondo, Plateau states as per the arrangements of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission’s rules.

The APC’s endorsed plan/timetable of exercises for the simultaneous Legislative by-elections was endorsed by the National Secretary, APC Caretaker Committee, Senator John Akpanudoedehe.

The by-elections will hold in Akure North/Akure South Federal Constituency, Ondo State; Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency, Plateau; and Pankshin South State Constituency, Plateau.

Others are Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency, Cross River; Akpabuyo State Constituency, Cross River; and Ngor-Okpala State Constituency, Imo.

The notification of political elections to the state chapters was made on Tuesday. The offer of structures started around the same time while the cutoff time for accommodation January 24. The screening of Contestants is January 26 while the publications of cases and complaints is January 28.

The primaries are relied upon to occur on February 1, 2022 while appeals will start on February 3.

The expression of interest and nomination form for the House of Representatives positions cost N3, 850, 000. For the State House of Assembly positions, the form cost N850, 000. Female spirants and physically challenged 50% of the endorsed charges for each positions.


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