Daily Trust : 2020-10-16

Politics : 49 : 49


DAILY TRUST, Friday, October 16, 2020 48 insidepoli­tics@dailytrust.com INSIDE POLITICS - Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State. „ APC convention: State chairmen disown group over 14-day ultimatum From Habibu Umar Aminu, Kano 55 per cent and 45 per cent, which translates to the sum of N1,301,008,238.75 billion and N1,064,461,286.25 billion respective­ly," he said reports that the state electoral commission has since commenced preparatio­n for the local government­s’ election. A stakeholde­rs meeting to ensure smooth conduct of the exercise has been held. Garba, while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state executive council meeting, yesterday. He said in the spirit of shared and collective responsibi­lity in governance, the funds shall be shared between the state and the 44 local government areas of the state. "It would be shared between the state and local government­s on a ratio of Kano State government has approved the sum of N2.3bn for the purchase of sensitive and non-sensitive materials for the conduct of the local government­s’ election, slated for January 16 next year in the state. This was disclosed by the state commission­er for Informatio­n, Muhammad By John Chuks Azu unanimousl­y condemned any attempt to distract efforts of the APC caretaker committee led by Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni, adding that the party has recognizab­le processes through which members could lodge any legitimate grievance(s). Meanwhile, a chieftain of the party, Hon. Femi Adekanbi, has described the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu at Saturday’s governorsh­ip election as well deserved. Speaking on the victory of Akeredolu, Adekanbi said the victory has cemented the party not only in Ondo but across the country. Daily Trust The Forum of APC State Chairmen has disowned a group called 'Concerned All Progressiv­es Congress' over its purported 14day ultimatum given to the national caretaker committee of the party to set up a convention committee. The Kebbi State APC chairman, Architect Bala Sani Kangiwa, in a statement, on behalf of the forum of APC state chairmen after its meeting at the headquarte­rs in Abuja, described the threat by the group as baseless and unknown to the APC. He said the forum