Mr. Akande, who spoke after the Tuesday meeting with the president, denied that they met with the president over the 2019 presidential election, adding that they came to condole the president.
Bello stated this on Saturday in Lokoja, the state capital, at a rally organised by the APC to receive defectors to into its fold.
The APC national chairman explained that the Buhari administration has repositioned the country's economy as revenue now comes from other sources.
Daura (Katsina) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived his home town, Daura, Katsina state, to commiserate with members of his extended family who were bereaved recently.
Unfortunately, a number of APC governors invited for the event failed to turn up, even as the state's lawmakers walked out in anger. "Today, Nigeria, under Buhari, has taken the lead in the agricultural production and the nation is operating on a stable economic progression".
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Scheduled to hold by 1pm, the rally could not start until about 3.30pm when it was glaring that the party 's national chieftains and the invited governors would not attend the event.
Among the governors are, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Abdulfatai Ahmed of Kwara, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Yayaha Bello of Kogi state.
The Governor advised the new members to ensure compliance with the party structure by recognizing and adhering to the principle of party supremacy.
He said, "The cohesion, progress and unity we are witnessing in Niger State APC today are productS of strict adherence to party supremacy".