Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, will perform his first official duty as the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, on Tuesday when he will preside over a meeting of the National Working Committee in the party’s Blantyre Street secretariat in Abuja.
The meeting will hold barely four days after the former governor of Kano State was ratified at the 12th National Executive Committee meeting of the ruling party at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.
Ganduje and spokesperson for the ninth Senate, Senator Ajibola Basiru, were ratified as the new National Secretary of the APC during Thursday’s NEC meeting.
Quoting a source in the ruling party, The PUNCH reports the source saying “We are having an NWC meeting on Tuesday. It will be Ganduje’s first official meeting.
“I am sure it is an effort on his part to get familiar with the committee members in a more relaxed atmosphere following the stress of the NEC meeting that approved his appointment. Basiru has also promised to make himself available for the meeting.
The party chieftain revealed that the meeting would be looking at the possibility of appointing officers for the vacant positions in the NWC.