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APC May Suffer Setback As Governors Bite Buhari’s Bullet. - TheCityPulseNews.com
At last, the decision by governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to recognise the credibility of President Muhammadu Buhari’s position has sent the party stalwarts back to the drawing board. The matter at issue presently is how to balance the crucial contending issues between the state governors, who had been the bulwark of support for the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and those who want the National Working Committee (NWC) rejigged. With the triumph of President Buhari’s position, it boils down to whether the governors would abandon Odigie-Oyegun or seek a fresh hand to command the party’s affairs at 40 Blantyre Street. That scenario comes against the background of disparate positions held by the governors; most of whom are seeking a fresh term in office and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who has been clamouring for the dispensing of Odigie-Oyegun. The clash of interests between the state governors and forces of reformation, which Tinubu represents; has been at the root of what the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, dismissed as crisis in the party.A deep and studied look at the APC dilemma shows that the attempt by the first term governors, particularly …