|Buhari preciding at the meeting|
The caucus is a collection of the leaders of the party in states unlike the NEC membership which is statutory. The decision at the caucus will shape the NEC meeting. Not all members of the caucus that are members of the NEC.
The meeting kicked off at 8.30pm when President Muhammadu Buhari walked in with Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.
Presidential hopeful and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar was conspicuously absent at the APC caucus meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A stalwart of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who earlier in the day met with president Buhari, walked alongside Chief Bisi Akande to the venue before the meeting started.
Party Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and some lawmakers also attended.
The newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, was seen being congratulated as it was observed that some participants at the meeting were seen “struggling’’ for photo opportunity with the new SGF.
The roll call: Former Senate President Ken Nnamani, Former Speaker Patricia Etteh, Former Deputy Speaker Chibudum Nwuche, Governors Rochas Okorocha (Imo) Yahaya Bello (Kogi) Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto) Sani Bello (Niger) Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa) Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi) Bindo Jibrila (Adamawa), Simon Lalong (Plateau).
Ministers - Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment), Rotimi Ameachi (Transportation) Lai Mohammed Information) Udoma Udo Udoma (Budget and Planning).
Others in attendance are former Governors Adams Oshiomhole (Edo), Segun Oshoba (Ogun), Segun Oni (Ekiti), Niyi Adebayo (Ondo), Jim Nwabodo (old Anambra State), Martins Elechi (Ebonyi), Ahmed Yerima (Zamfara), Timipreye Silva (Bayelsa), Joshua Dariye (Plateau) and former Military Administrator Buba Marwa.
There were also Chief Don Etiebet, Col. Abdulmumuni Aminu (retd), Senator Osita Izunaso, Senator Andy Uba. RECEIVE NEWS UPDATE ON: WHATSAPP +234 701 056 0394, AND TWITTER: @247NGNEWSUPDATE, EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE Share your story with us: firstname.lastname@example.org PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>