The tenure of the caretaker/extraordinary national convention planning committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been extended by six months.
The tenure extension was announced following a meeting of the APC national executive council (NEC) held on Tuesday in Abuja.
The emergency virtual meeting at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja also witnessed the dissolution of all State, zonal and national structures of the party.
Similarly, NEC has also approved the expulsion of Hilliard Eta, former national vice-chairman of the party in the south-south, over his failure to withdraw a court case instituted against the caretaker committee led by Mai Mala Buni, governor of Yobe state.
Nasir el-Rufai briefed state house correspondents on the development after the meeting.
It would be recalled that the party had in late November scheduled the meeting to review its position and deliberate on its next line of action as it concerns its national leadership.The National Chairman of the party’s Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has led other members of the party’s NEC, including President Muhammadu Buhari, into the meeting.
The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives are in attendance, physically.
Also, governors of the party, led by the Chairman of the Progressive Governors’Forum (PGF) and governor of Yobe State, Atiku Bagudu, are all physically in attendance.