Yobe State Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday received the former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Oyeabo Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) into the party.
In a statement signed by Director General, Press and Media, Mamman Mohammed, Ihejirika was formally presented to the chairman by the Jigawa State Governor and Chairman APC Strategy and Contact committee, Abubakar Badaru and Hon. Farouk Adamu Aliyu.
While receiving the former Chief of Army Staff, Governor Buni said “the coming of Gen. Ihejirika will increase the fortunes of the party in Abia State and the South-East generally.
“This is a great moment for the party as Gen. Ihejirika and other sons and daughters of the region are coming into the party to deliver the region and bring the South-East closer to the centre.
“We look forward to more of APC presence in the South-East,” Buni added.