Deji Adebayo, Abuja
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, elected a former Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, as the National Chairman of the party and also elected former Senate spokesman, Sen. Ajibola Basiru, as National Secretary.
The two party officials were elected today at the 12th NEC meeting of the party held at the Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.
President Bola Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shettima, members of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, chieftains of the party in the National Assembly, amongst others were present were present at the NEC meeting.
Addressing the 12th NEC of the party, the President said the APC has won the elections and it is now time to deliver the promises of good governance to the Nigerian people.
The President while commending INEC, insisted that the 2023 elections was the best election in Nigeria’s history.
Visibly absent at the NEC meeting were ex-President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The first National Chairman of the party, Bisi Akande, was however, present.
The NEC meeting followed Wednesday’s session of the APC national caucus.
Mid-July, two members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) resigned. Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Senator Iyiola Omisore resigned as the party’s National Chairman and National Secretary respectively. But NEC has keep mum on the vacancies created by the appointment of some NWC members as ministers.