The Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni whose doubles as the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has postponed the party’s February 26 national convention indefinitely.
The caretaker committee has instead notified the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC of its decision to conduct zonal congresses in March.
This was contained in a letter dated 21st February addressed to the INEC Chairman and jointly signed by Gov. Buni and the National Secretary, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.
In the letter, the CECPC said; “This notice supersedes our earlier notice for National Convention referenced APC/NHDQ/INEC/019/22/14 this is predicated on the evaluation of our Party Constitution.
“In furtherance to Article 85 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) and compliance with Section 12:6 of our Party Constitution we hereby write to notify the Commission that our great Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled to hold its Zonal Congresses on Saturday 26th March 2022.
“Kindly arrange for your officials to monitor the exercise accordingly.
“While hoping to receive your cooperation, please accept the assurances of our highest esteem”. The letter added.