Oct 18, 2021

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Cracks in Buhari’s Support Committee as Organisation Suspends Akpabio, Gives Reason

  • A dispute in President Buhari’s political support organization culminated in the group imposing strict disciplinary measures on a member
  • Senator Godswill Akpabio, the national coordinator of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) was suspended
  • The organization justified the measures against Akpabio on the grounds of ensuring their survival

Abuja – A report from the Daily Trust found cracks in the All-Progressive Congress (APC) and Presidential Support Committee (PSC). when the organization suspended its national coordinator Senator Godswill Akpabio.

According to the report, Gideon Sammani, the PSC founder and national mediator, and Dr. Kailani Muhammad, the organization’s media director, announced this to journalists on Saturday. June 26th, Channels TV added.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s political support organization took disciplinary action against the Minister for the Niger Delta for what it described as poor conduct and inaction .

Both Sammani and Muhammad claimed that Akpabio’s suspension was carried out to ensure the survival and resuscitation of PSC.

Former Akwa Ibom state governor was suspended from the PSC’s” National Assembly and Merit Award “where he was due to give a speech.

The Executive Committee said, that Akpabio is undermining the progress of the organization that was the platform for his appointment and confirmation as minister. Sammani said it was unfortunate that the PSC, due to the failed leadership of the National Coordinator deviated, and added that Akpabio has left the organization and its members.

Crises in APC due to “open” ticket before the 2023 elections


There was previously in The ruling APC cracks over the party governors’ recent declaration that the 2023 presidential ticket will be open to all interested members.

The controversy over the zoning of the party’s presidential ticket and presidency between the north and the South raging ahead of the 2023 presidential contest.

The Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and Kebbi State Governor Senator Atiku Bagudu said in a statement on Friday, May 21, that all party members from all zones are free to dispute any post in the next federal election.