National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has zoned the position of senate president to South South with Senator Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom state emerging as preferred candidate and Deputy Senate President position to North West with Senator Barau Jubrin of Kano srate as it’s choice.
This was contained in a statement made available on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barr. Felix Morka
The statement reads:
NATIONAL WORKING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES ZONING FOR LEADERSHIP OF 10TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met today, Monday, May 8, 2023 to consider reports of consultations and meetings held with the President- Elect, His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, other Party leaders and stakeholders on zoning arrangement for 10th National Assembly leadership positions.
The NWC noted with respect the outcome of the meetings held between the President-Elect and the leadership of the NWC. The NWC called for further and better consultation with necessary stakeholders in order to assure the support of the aspirants to the National Assembly leadership positions and members of the Party nationwide.
The zoning arrangement reported to the NWC is as follows:
1. Senate President – South South Senator Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom).
2. Deputy Senate President – North West-Senator Barau Jubrin( Kano.)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
3. Speaker. House of Representatives North West-Hon. Abass
4. Deputy Speaker South East-Hon. Ben Kalu (Abia)
We urge our party leaders, members and all Nigerians to continue to work for peace and progress of our country during and beyond the current period of leadership transition.
Barr. Felix Morka
National Publicity Secretary All Progressives Congress (APC)