The senator representing Jigawa North-Central Alhaji Sabo Mohammed Nakudu was conspicuously missing at the Jigawa state All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus meeting held at the Government house Dutse.
The meeting which took place yesterday Sunday night which was held behind closed doors at the government house while journalists were barred from attending the meeting before it commenced at exactly 8 pm.
Before the meeting, there were speculations that some key APC members may have been penciled down for possible suspension from the party due to alleged disrespect to the state Governor Alhaji Muhammed Badaru Abubakar and some leaders of the party.
Earlier the senators representing Jigawa north-west Alhaji Danladi Sankara and Senator representing north-west Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan and house representative members, state assembly members, political appointees, and chieftains of the party were in attendance.
However, the senator representing north-central Sabo Nakudu, honorable Farouk Adamu Aliyu Habibu Sara, the state assembly speaker, Alhaji Idris Garba, former deputy governor Alhaji Ahmed Mahmoud among others were notably absent at the meeting.
Senator Sabo Mohammed Nakudu whom was until 2015 a member in the house of representatives under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and later defected to the APC to defeat Mustapha Sule Lamido to emerge senator has been accused by party members close to the governor for his audacity to start a perceived ‘underground’ move for the governorship ticket ahead of 2023.
Although the meeting lasted for just less than one hour no communique was issued to journalist after the meeting, however, the acting chairman of the state APC Alhaji Muhammed Umar when confronted by the working journalist in the state told the press that the meeting was merely a Clarion call for the APC members to get to know themselves.
He said, ” you know we had had some appointments lately at the Federal government and the party felt it necessary to summon this meeting to enable us to know ourselves better”, he stated.