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(Opinion) APC National Convention: Two Key Reasons Why George Akume May Emerge As National Chairman

Ahead of the APC National Convention, About Twelve Political Gladiators have indicated interest in the National Chairmanship Position. One of the Top Contenders in the Race is Senator George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs. Below is a list of Two Keys Reasons Why Akume may emerge as the Next APC National Chairman.

His Popularity and Rich Political Experience 

Akume is very popular in the Political Circle, he is one of the few Nigerian Politicians who have been serving since 1999. He has the backing of majority of the Northern APC Leaders including Governors and Senators. 

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They believe Akume have sufficient political experience having previously served as a Two-term Governor and Three-term Senator.

Support of the Presidency

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Another factor in his favor is that, as a serving Minister, Akume may get the required support of the Presidency to take over the mantle of leadership from the APC Caretaker Committee Chairman, Mai Mala Buni. 

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