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APC Crisis: Buhari, Tinubu’s relationship intact, Presidency insists

The Presidency has said recent interpretations trailing the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is misleading.

According to a statement made available to the media on Saturday, the Presidency insisted the narrative projecting a face-off between President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, were untrue, describing it as ‘political vulturism’.

Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said contrary to the impression some media analysts had given to the new twists in the APC and the relationship between the President and Asiwaju Tinubu, the intent of the move and the state of the connects between the two leaders were still very much intact.

 “Try as hard as they could, the opposition parties have used all their intellectuals and their supporters in the media to break this relationship and have failed. And they won’t

“For President Buhari who has received much of the cynical commentary, Nigerians know him as someone who will not do anything with bad intentions. Neither will he do anything out of partisan motivations or for himself.

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“This whole exercise that should lead to massive reform and overhaul of the leadership of the party, as he said in that brilliant speech was ‘to save the APC from the imminent self-destruction.

“We have to move ahead. We have to take everyone with us and ensure that the party is run in accordance with democratic norms and with consensus. We have to work for the benefit of the country.

“The leaders of the party, who have received two successive massive mandates to govern the country and a majority of the states should be judged by how this exercise turns out in achieving these objectives, not cursed at the mere commencement of the process”, the statement said.

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