Following the leadership meeting of the National Working Committee of the All Progressive Congress (APC) with Tinubu on Friday, where understanding and agreement were reached on the sharing of the six offices in each of the two chambers, the NWC will today (Monday) meet to ratify zones that the leadership positions in the 10th National Assembly will come from.
It is expected that the ruling party will produce the Senate President, Deputy Senate President, House of Representatives Speaker, and Deputy Speaker as a result of its majority in both Chambers of the National Assembly.
The APC National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka, in an interview confirmed that the meeting will take place at the party’s headquarters.
Morka, who refused to make available the agenda, said the meeting will take “critical decisions” regarding some issues facing the party and assured a brief to the press after the meeting.”
Also speaking, an APC chieftain said the party’s National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, is expected to brief the NWC on the outcome of the meeting held with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, on Friday on the zoning of the national assembly leadership position.
He said: “This is a one-point agenda meeting. The Chairman is expected to brief the committee on the outcome of the meeting held with the President-elect on Friday on the zoning of the NASS leadership position and get the buying-in of NWC members to the arrangement.
“The NWC will also consider a date for a meeting with all the major aspirants jostling for one position or the other in the two chambers of the National Assembly to ensure a rancor-free electioneering process in filling the leadership positions of the National Assembly.”