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Tinubu holds crucial meeting with Shekarau, as the Senator’s faction takes control of APC machinery in Kano


All Progressive Congress National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu had a closed-door meeting with Senator representing Kano Central, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau in Lagos, on Sunday.

Solacebase gathered that the meeting was at the instance of  the former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as Ibrahim Shekarau strategically take control of APC machinery in Kano.

This newspaper was reliably informed that Tinubu has been worried about the ongoing political crises in Kano State in which the All Progressive Congress (APC’s) leadership was snatched from the governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, due to alleged undemocratic dispositions on his part.

Recalls that Malam Ibrahim Shekarau was a founding member of the All Progressive Congress in the merger agreement signed on February 6th, 2013. Where he signed for ANPP, Tom Ikimi signed for ACN, Garba Muhammad Sani signed for CPC and Senator Annie Okonkwo signed for APGA.

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An FCT High Court on Tuesday , presided by Justice Hamza Muazu gave a judgement upholding the parallel congress held by the Ibrahim Shekarau led faction that produced Ahmadu Haruna Danzago as Chairman, voiding the Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje faction that had Abdullahi Abbas as Chairman

Similarly on Saturday at the 21st anniversary of Mambayya House in Kano , Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar addressed Alhaji Ahmadu Haruna Danzago as Kano APC Chairman,  rather than Abdullahi Abbas who the Kano State governor endorsed.

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Our source said Tinubu is also positioning himself within this new political re-arrangement in Kano State, and is quick to recognize Shekarau as the arrowhead of the new awakening.

Although details of the meeting has not been made known, there are insinuations that Tinubu is already dumping Abdullahi Ganduje with the believe that the machinery of the party in the state is now with the Ibrahim Shekarau group with anticipation of delivering Kano to the party in 2023 general elections.

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