ALL Progressives Congress
The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State chapter, yesterday, took a fresh twist as the Caretaker Committee of the party loyal to Governor Dapo Abiodun and former governor of the state, Chief Olusegun Osoba, allegedly broke into the state secretariat and took over the office.
Former Lagos State Governor and National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has said that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his cabinet members must raise the bar of governance in Lagos because anything that goes wrong in the state is cancer to Nigeria.
We open with a classical allusion. Gordius, a legendary peasant, whose son, Midas, rose to be king of Phrygia was said to have dedicated his chariot or ox-cart to Zeus with the yoke tied to the pole in a special knot. Anyone who discovered how to undo it was to become lord of all Asia.
Former Deputy National Chairman of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, save Nigeria from going under by calling a national dialogue where the issue of the escalating insecurity confronting the country would be discussed.
The Progressive Governors Forum has criticised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for the party’s ‘diminishing fortunes’. It's Director-General, Salihu Lukman, in a letter entitled, “APC: Appeal for Reconciliation”, dated August 6, 2019, and addressed to the former labour leader, said things had allegedly gotten worse in the ruling party.
Having been overshadowed by her brother and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in both Kwara State and national politics for a while, Gbemisola Saraki now has a chance to bounce back. She was recently cleared by the Senate for a ministerial role in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.
The recent decision by the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bebeji Local Council chapter, Kano State, to suspend House of Representatives member, Dr. Abdulmumin Jibrin from the party might have offered a glimpse to why he must have been kept in the cooler by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.
Since 2015, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has had the fortune of a lifetime to have produced the holder of the office of the president. Mind you, whichever political formation that forms the central government in Nigeria, is by that fact, a global player following a combination of factors.