APC interim panel reconciles Amaechi,  Sylva

APC interim panel reconciles Amaechi, Sylva

The National Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has reconciled a former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi and a former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva.
Ameachi, who is the current Minister of Transportation and his counterpart in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva were at daggers-drawn over conflicting intetests. 
The two politicians are from the South South geopolitical zone and shares membership of the same political party, the APC.
They arrived the APC National Secretariat in Abuja, in the afternoon of Monday, and went into a closed-door meeting with Governor Buni and other officials of the party where issues resulting in their differences were thrashed. 
Speaking with newsmen after the closed door meeting, Ameachi who was accompanied by Sylva, said, “We have agreed that both of us will work together.”
Similarly, a statement by the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena said Governor Buni during the closed-door meeting charged the ministers to work together and lead the party’s efforts to reconcile aggrieved party members and reposition the party, particularly in the South South region. 
“Ahead of the governorship elections in Niger Delta state of Edo and Ondo as well as legislative By-Elections in Bayelsa and Cross River states, Governor Mai Mala Buni charged Ministers to play lead roles in bringing together party members and stakeholders to ensure that the APC is victorious,”Nabena said.

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