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Uduaghan defects to APC, meets with Buhari, Akpabio at national caucus meeting

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening presided over a meeting of the APC national caucus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting took place inside the new Banquet Hall at Aso Rock around 8 Tuesday night.

At the meeting are party’s national officers, state governors, former state governors, minister and National Assembly members.

Also there are Delta’s fomer Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and his Akwa Ibom counterpart Sen. Godswill Akpabio.

Akpabio recently defected from the PDP.

They, according to sources, were supposed to discuss preparation for the 2019 general elections.

Others in attendance included Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; a national leader of the party, Ahmed Tinubu; and a former interim chairman, Bisi Akande.
Governors at the meeting included those of Borno, Jigawa, Niger, Plateau, Kogi, Adamawa, Ondo, Kano, Ogun, Oyo, Katsina, Osun, Yobe, Nasarawa, Kebbi and Lagos,

Others included Femi Gbajabiamila, Martin Elechi, former Borno State Governor, Alimodu Sheriff, former Lagos State Governor, Buba Marwa, Lawrence Onoja, Jim Nwobodo, Kabiru Gaya, former APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, former Enugu State Governor, Sylva Chime, former Edo State Governor, Osarieme Osunbor, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, former Ekiti State governor, Niyi Adebayo, Sylva Timipre, Don Etiebet, Lai Mohammed.

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