President Muhammadu Buhari has approved February 2022 for the conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention.
The Chairman, Progressive Governors Forum(PGF) and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, disclosed this to State House correspondents after a meeting with Buhari on Monday.
Also present at the meeting were chairman of APC CECPC and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, and Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru, respectively.
Speaking, Bagudu stated that the meeting was to convey the decision of the PGF to the president.
He said the governors resolved that the convention should hold in February and suggested that the president should approve the date.
Bagudu added that Buhari had approved it, noting that the national caretaker committee will work out the details.
Asked whether a specific date had been suggested to the president in February, Buni said not yet, adding that a timetable had to be worked out and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had to be notified.