Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has taken over the leadership the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC).
He arrived the party’s Secretariat in a show of force, accompanied by gun trotting policemen and went straight to the office of the of National Chairman of the party, Mai Mala Buni.
About nine of the 12- member Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) are presently locked up in a crucial meeting being chaired by Sani Bello, who by the way is the Deputy Chairman of the Central Coordinating Committee of the March 26 convention. Senator John James Akpanudedehe, Secretary of the CECPC was also attending the meeting.
Some APC State Chairmen are also seen around the Secretariat. Some of those accosted said they are not aware of the reasons why they were summoned to the Secretariat.
Earlier Akpanudedehe had dismissed as fake news the trending online news that Buni has been removed.
The whereabouts of the Yobe State governor is not know as at Press time .