Breaking: APC dumps North Central, adopts zoning for 10th NASS leadership

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ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS

May 8, 2023

PRESS STATEMENT

NATIONAL WORKING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES ZONING FOR LEADERSHIP OF 10TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met today, Monday, May 8, 2023 to consider reports of consultations and meetings held with the President- Elect, His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, other Party leaders and stakeholders on zoning arrangement for 10th National Assembly leadership positions.

The NWC noted with respect the outcome of the meetings held between the President-Elect and the leadership of the NWC. The NWC called for further and better consultation with necessary stakeholders in order to assure the support of the aspirants to the National Assembly leadership positions and members of the Party nationwide.

The zoning arrangement reported to the NWC is as follows:

SENATE:

  1. Senate President – South South Senator Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom).
  2. Deputy Senate President – North West-Senator Barau Jubrin

(Kano).

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

  1. Speaker. House of Representatives North West-Hon. Abass

Tajudeen (Kaduna)

  1. Deputy Speaker South East-Hon. Ben Kalu (Abia)

We urge our party leaders, members and all Nigerians to continue to work for peace and progress of our country during and beyond the current period of leadership transition.

SIGNED:

Barr. Felix Morka

National Publicity Secretary All Progressives Congress (APC)