Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress national executive committee (NEC) meeting has commenced at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are among the party members in attendance.
The meeting was called by Victor Giadom, deputy national secretary, who was installed as the acting national chairman of the party by an Abuja court.
The president on Wednesday also recognised Giadom as acting national chairman of the party.
Buhari declared the meeting open at 12 pm.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the house of representatives, and 15 state governors are also in attendance.
The governors are those of Nasarawa, Niger, Jigawa, Yobe, Plateau, Kogi, Imo, Gombe, Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Kwara, Ekiti, Kano and Kebbi states.