Crisis in APC: Non-NWC NEC members demand emergency meeting

Elected members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who are not members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party have demanded an urgent meeting with the NWC to address urgent matters affecting the party.

In a letter dated May 29 by leaders of the group, Alhaji Nasiru Danu and Omolaoye Akintola said the meeting should be called immediately before issues affecting the party gets out of hands.

The letter, which was copied to the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, is coming two days after the Deputy National Chairman, North, Senator Lawal Shuaibu wrote the National Chairman demanding his resignation.

The letter reads: “We members of APC, NON-NWC (NEC) Forum wish to place It on record through this letter the critical and fundamental need to demand for an urgent meeting between this body and NWC principally to address critical Issues affecting our great Party before such issues get out of hands much could be inimical to the general welfare of the Party.

“We would have called for this kind of meeting earlier but we considered the concluded 2019 general elections as the determinant of our Party’s survival which had come and gone with successes and losses.

“This body rose from her today‘s (29/05/2019) emergency meeting shortly after the Presidential inauguration ceremony held at the Eagle Square. Abuja and concluded the following request be made.

“We hereby request for a meeting to be fixed from your end as soon as possible in order to meet with the urgency it demands.”