PHOTOS: Buhari, Osinbajo, Uduaghan, Others Attend APC Caucus Meeting
It is certain that the former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
His presence at a caucus meeting of the ruling APC held on Tuesday at the State House in Abuja was conspicuous.
It was a closed-door meeting that was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other members of the party.
At the meeting, talks were held on the forthcoming Presidential, Senate, House of Representatives, Governorship and State House of Assembly Primaries to pick the flag bearers of the party in 2019 election.
Socio-political issues affecting the nation were also discussed in the meeting.
However, in images shared after the meeting, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, was not seated at the exalted seat section where the National Chairman of the APC, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, President Buhari and the vice President were.
There have been rumours that the Speaker may have concluded plans to defect to the PDP.
Also at the meeting were members of the National Executive Committee, who are also expected to come out with a concrete plan and procedure for the primaries.
Others at the meeting were APC governors of Borno, Jigawa, Niger, Plateau, Kogi, Adamawa, Ondo, Kano, Ogun, Oyo, Katsina, Osun, Yobe, Nasarawa, Kebbi, Imo, and Lagos.
Also at the meeting were former governor of Ekiti state, Engineer Segun Oni, Majority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, former Ebonyi governor, Mr Martin Elechi; former Borno State Governor, Ali Sheriff; former Lagos State Governor, Buba Marwa, General Lawrence Onoja, Jim Nwobodo and Sen. Kabiru Gaya.
Others are former APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun; former Enugu State Governor, Sylva Chime, former Edo Governor, Oserheimen Osunbor.
Also in attendance were the former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, former Ekiti State governor, Niyi Adebayo, former Akwa Ibom governor, Godswill Akpabio, former Bayelsa governor, Mr Sylva Timipre, former petroleum minister, Don Etiebet, and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
Some members of the National Assembly from both Senate and the House of Representatives were also in attendance.
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