The governors, Saturday Vanguard gathered, are focusing on not just their states, but also the zonal and national leadership of the party. It was in furtherance of the move that the governors have now commenced a monthly meeting of themselves and the National Working Committee, NWC during which party policies and programmes are rehearsed. The move of the governors follows concerns among them that Buhari on whose coattails majority of them rode to office may be too infirm or may have lost his popularity to help them in 2019.
…Fear Buhari might be too frail for their re-election campaigns.
Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have commenced moves to take over the leadership of the ruling party on the claim that they cannot depend on President Muhammadu Buhari for re-election or to position loyal successors in the 2019 round of elections.