By Grace Danjuma and Hafsat Abdullahi
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday evening presided over a meeting of the national caucus of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Presidential Banquet Hall inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Those present at the meeting were Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; the newly appointed Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the party’s National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun; others members of the party’s National Working Committee, state governors elected on the platform of the party and some ministers.
The meeting was held ahead of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party holding today at the party’s headquarters in Abuja.
Ahead of the national caucus’ meeting, Buhari had earlier in the day met behind closed doors with Saraki, Dogara; Odigie-Oyegun; and the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari.
He also met separately with a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.