By Abimbola Ogunnaike
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari would in the next couple of days intervene in the crisis currently rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC).
Lawan made this disclosure to State House correspondents immediately he emergd froed from a closed door meetng wihPresident Buhari on Sunday in Abuja.
The senate president said that the myriad of challenges shaking the foundation of the party must not be allowed to degenerate beyond this, adding he and Buhari discussed the matter and why the president need. To wade into the crisis
“But I also had the opportunity to talk to my President and my leader about the challenges in the APC.
“I believe that we have to deal with these challenges, this is the ruling party of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, with the President, with the control of the National Assembly, with more governors than any other political party. The situation should not, must not, be allowed to degenerate further than it has,” he said.
Lawan said the ruling party must visit its constitution and see how it can address these crises, which according to him, must must not be allowed to continue as it is today.
He noted that when APC is stable, Nigeria will automatically be stable because it is the party running the affairs of this country.
“Because, the party is supposed to be part of the apparatus of running government. We are supposed to run or operate or implement or execute the manifesto of the party. And, therefore, the party is so key, so central, so essential to ensuring that government whether on the executive or legislative side continues to face those issues in the manifesto and of course the manifesto will be to make Nigeria better.
“So, I had the opportunity to discuss that with the President, who is the leader of the party in Nigeria and, by the grace of God, in the next few days, we will see certain actions which will be taken and we are praying that all our leaders in the party across the country will make every possible effort to get the party reconciled,” the Senate President said.