36 States Nigerian Governors’ are billed to meet in Abuja today, to
discuss the growing tension associated with the 10-day annual leave of
Nigerian Tribune reports that the governors had been asked to arrive in
Abuja on Wednesday, while the meeting would take place today (Thursday).
Recall that there is rumour which indicated on Wednesday that the
president’s health might have deteriorated, following an alleged move by
some forces to get Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to resign.
But the Presidency denied the information on Wednesday, adding that no one was prevailing on the acting president to resign.
According to the information by the Nigerian Tribune, some governors of
the All Progressives Congress (APC) had visited the Presidential Villa
to compel Vice-President Osinbajo to resign the position of acting
president, but the Presidency also dispelled the rumour.
Sources close to the APC told the Nigerian Tribune that the governors had started arriving in Abuja, in readiness for the meeting scheduled for today.
It was also gathered that governors of the APC met in Abuja on Wednesday
night. The agenda of the meeting was, however, not known as of press
A source also said the meeting would discuss the possibility of sending a
delegation to visit the president in London, United Kingdom (UK).