Governor Bagudu Opens up on Alleged APC Governor’s Meeting With Atiku Abubakar

Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi state has dismissed the claims that some All Progressives Congress (APC) governors were working with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the ambition of the ruling party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

The Kebbi state governor stated this at the APC presidential campaign rally in Kano on Wednesday, January 4, Vanguard reported.



Bagudu who is the leader of the Progressive Governors Forum said all the APC governors are backing Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

“The claims by some people that some APC governors are negotiating with the opposition are false. All our governors are in support of Tinubu’s candidacy,” he said.

Earlier, the PDP presidential campaign council (PCC) disclosed that no less than 11 governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are currently working for its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

The spokesperson of the council, Daniel Bwala, disclosed this in an interview with Daily Independent on Sunday, January 1.



Bwala further disclosed that, as of December 2022, 37 senators and 15 house of representatives members in the APC are working for the emergence of Atiku Abubakar to win the 2023 presidential election.

He said: “As early as first week of December, we already have 11 APC governors that are supporting our cause and it is still counting. We have 37 APC senators and 15 House of Reps members. That was first week of December. You can imagine by now how much more we would have gained.”

Bwala said this while reacting to the claim by Kassim Afegbua, a chieftain of the APC that about 3 governors of the party are working for Atiku Abubakar of the PDP .

Afegbua, the former commissioner of information in Edo state alleged that he had a strong intelligent information that Atiku Abubakar held a secret meeting with the governors in Dubai.


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