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Sokoto leaders meet over petitions against Abubakar

23 October 2015, 07:55Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Ministerial nominee from Sokoto State, Aisha Abubakar, has met regional leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the wake of a growing number of petitions against her at the Senate.

Malam Imam Imam, spokesman to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, confirmed the meeting between the ministerial nominee and party stakeholders.

Imam said Tambuwal, National Vice Chairman of the APC in North West, Inuwa Abdulkadir, state executive committee members of the party, members of national and state assemblies and leaders of the party in the 23 local government areas of the state attended the just-ended meeting that was held at the Presidential Lodge in Sokoto.

The governor said the gathering was convened to brief the stakeholders the outcome of his meeting with President  Muhammadu Buhari.

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"As loyal and respected members of the party, it is only wise to give the members feedback and to admit the nominee into their fold for further consultations," said Tambuwal.

Imam added that the outcome of the "fruitful" meeting will be communicated to the appropriate organs of the APC at state and national levels.

Presently, there are three petitions against the nomination of Aisha, whom Buhari had recommended for a ministerial position. 

- CAJ News


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