APC crisis deepens
Written by News Room on December 2, 2021
The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) deepened, following the emergence of a factional Caretaker Committee of the party led by Prince Mustapha Audu and the purported disbandment of the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) by one of the support groups in the party, the Progressive Youth Movement (PYM).
This is coming one week after the PYM met in Kaduna State and passed a vote of no confidence on the Buni-led CECPC, asking the caretaker committee to vacate office.
The new CECPC led by Mustapha Audu gave itself a mandate to conduct the party’s national convention on February 26.
Audu immediately formed a National Reconciliation Committee, chaired by Mr Hassan Saddiq Arivi, to reconcile aggrieved members before its slated February 26, 2021 convention.
However, Governor Buni immediately fired back, asking for the arrest of Audu and his co-travellers for treasonable felony.
The CECPC’s secretary, John Akpanudoedehe, dismissed the action as the felonious activities of a purported group.