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Oshiomhole vs APC governors: Buhari reportedly orders DSS to stay away from party affairs

- President Buhari has reportedly intervened in the infractions between the APC chairman and some governors - The president was said to have ordered the DSS which reportedly interrogated Oshiomhole to stay away from party affairs - He reportedly instructed that any petition(s) about infractions in the party should be sent to appropriate agencies, not the DSS In the wake of a reported interrogation of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS), President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly asked the secret agency to stay away from party affairs. The Nation reports that President Buhari said that any petition(s) about infractions in the party should be sent to appropriate agencies, not the DSS. Citing an anonymous source, the newspaper reports that the president has also appealed to those aggrieved among APC governors to sheathe the swords. READ ALSO: 2019: Akwa Ibom PDP loses party chieftain, supporters to APC The source said: “The president has waded in the crisis of confidence between the governors and APC national chairman. We expect peace to return to the party. There might also be some reconciliation within the substitution window allowed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). “The president has however ordered DSS to avoid dabbling in party affairs. He said if there are petitions about any infraction, they should be sent to appropriate agencies. Buhari was worried that the same challenge which the DSS faced on the arrest of judges had re-occurred.” Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Oshiomhole, on Saturday, November 9, relieved his encounter with officials of the DSS recently. PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app Oshiomhole also wondered if it was the duty of the DSS to carry out such interrogation. The Cable reported Oshiomhole as saying he “saw DSS only once and it was a conversation, not an arrest or detention.” Oshiomhole added: “The conversation centred around APC primaries. The question now is whether or not it is the DSS job to interfere in a political party’s issues. “And if there’s an allegation of corruption, it is the responsibility of EFCC and ICPC.” The national chairman of the APC said he was not asked to report the following day as was speculated. He explained that he had to shift his travelling because of a meeting he had with President Buhari. NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng . We have updated to serve you better 'Nigeria Needs a Leader That is Not Bigger Than the Country' - Nigeria Street Gist | Legit TV . Source: Legit.ng

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