President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he is not going to meet with the aggrieved members of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP).
A prime authorities official disclosed this to journalists on the situation of anonymity on Monday.
The source mentioned Buhari had conveyed his place on the matter to state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress throughout a assembly he had with them not too long ago.
The President was mentioned to have insisted that state governors and the nationwide leaders of the party ought to be capable of resolve such points.
He mentioned the problem was a party matter and he was not prepared to sit down with any faction.
“It is a party matter. I’m not prepared to sit down down with any faction. If they’ve issues, they need to go to the party. I can’t intervene.
“Governors as party leaders in the states should deal with all issues. Where there is a need, the party leadership can come in. I will not get involved,” Buhari was quoted to have advised the APC governors.
He was, nonetheless, mentioned to have agreed that the contact began by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ought to proceed.
The source additionally also stated that opinions had been divided on the problem among the many governors that attended the assembly.
“Some hard-line governors asked the President to ignore the nPDP members while the majority felt the party and the VP should continue to talk to them,” the source added.