Breaking: Buhari, governors, NASS leaders attend APC NEC without Tinubu

. APC scribe denied access to Secretariat

Leaders of the embattled ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), from across the country, including governors, National Assembly leaders and some national and state party executive members are gathered at the State House for the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting.
As at noon, the Executive Council chambers of the State House had been packed with attendees for the NEC, which was called by factional Acting National Chairman of the party, Chief Victor Giadom.
Buhari had on Wednesday indicated his plan to attend the meeting.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is also in attendance.
Goverrnors of Nasarawa, Niger, Jigawa, Pleateau, Imo, Kogi, Yobe, Gombe, Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Kwara, Kebbi, Kano and Ekiti are some of those present.
Also present are Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; Deputy Speaker Idris Wase; House Leader, Hassan Dogowa and the Deputy Chief Whip, House of Representatives, Nnenna Ukeje.
But a prominent leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was not invited as noted in the list of those invited by the factional leader of the party, Victor Gaidom.
Meanwhile, the National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Arc Waziri Bulama, has been denied access to the National Secretariat by police operatives.

Armed policemen stopped Bulama after he arrived around 10:50am in a black Toyota Land Cruiser Sports Utility Vehicle with registration number Abuja, Abj-140DN.
A surprised Bulama asked for the leader of the team and proceeded to call the FCT Commissioner of Police.
He told reporters: “I came here this morning to resume work and met policemen who said they have instructions from above to seal the secretariat.

“I have called the commissioner of police and he said that he was sending a senior officer to see what was happening.

“The workers of the secretariat are servicing over 16 million members of this party across Nigeria. They are like civil servants.”

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