APC govs, leaders meet today, plan funding for Edo, Ondo polls – The Punch

APC govs, leaders meet today, plan funding for Edo, Ondo polls – The Punch

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From Left: Governors: Yahaya Bello of Kogi; Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti; Atiku Baguku of Kebbi Advise; Sani Bello of Niger and Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extra-Usual Conference Committee, Gov Mai Mala Buni of Yobe Advise after their “Thank you Assembly” with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (26/6/2020). Photo: NAN

John Alechenu, Abuja
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress will at their meeting as of late (Tuesday) discuss how the birthday celebration will elevate funds for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.
The PUNCH on Monday gathered that the governors and varied leaders of the APC were definite to secure definite the birthday celebration’s victories at the two governorship elections.
It was once learnt besides discussing how funds would be mobilised for the birthday celebration, the leaders at the meeting would come up with varied recommendations that might pave the manner for the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Occasion and varied individuals contesting the elections.
Our correspondent gathered in Abuja on Monday that governors under the aegis of the Progressives Governors Discussion board will receive briefings from the Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extra-Usual Nationwide Conference Planning Committee and governor of Yobe Advise, Mai Mala Buni, and his Niger Advise counterpart, Governor Abubakar Bello, who is the chairman of the Ondo APC reconciliation panel.
A  offer, who spoke to one in every of our correspondents in self belief, in Abuja, on Monday, acknowledged, “The Ondo and Edo advise governorship elections will be the necessary thrust of the meeting.
“The principle task is to come aid up with recommendations on how one can reclaim Edo Advise and preserve Ondo Advise.
“We also deserve to elevate funds for the two elections amidst all the challenges we are going via nationwide. For Edo, we no longer keep in mind the governor and his supporters, we’ve to elevate funds to assist our candidate and we are working out of time.
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“There will be a proposal to blueprint up but another cramped committee of governors to extra detect the selection of reconciliation among aspirants in Ondo Advise.
“We are in a position to be reaching out to the Ondo Advise governor (Rotimi Akerodolu) also, on myth of he will deserve to enable us to know what he’s exciting to concede.
“We can no longer come up with the money for to trip into this election as a divided home.
“There is the cheery recordsdata that no longer less than two of the aspirants are already delivery to being belief about as working mates.”
It was once also learnt that the Buni-led caretaker committee will be unveiling the membership of the APC major election committee on Wednesday.
In the meantime, the Buni-led APC caretaker committee on Monday handed over the document of its Screening Committee for the Ondo Advise Governorship major to the Attraction Committee.
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Though crucial aspects of the screening committee were no longer made available to journalists, the Secretary of the APC caretaker committee, Senator John  Udoedehe, urged the enchantment committee to create all within its power to secure definite the birthday celebration didn’t repeat the errors that resulted in the loss of Bayelsa and varied states.
He told individuals of the enchantment committee that the birthday celebration under the leadership of Buni was once better than ever sooner than committed to taking the birthday celebration to better heights.
In response, the chairman of the Attraction Committee, Umar Lawan-Kereto, acknowledged, “My committee will contain a extraordinarily certain prognosis of what was once done by the screening committee. We are in a position to create our top. We thanks for seeing us match to do this job and we is no longer going to mean you will be in a station to down.”
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