However, in a reaction by the national secretariat of the party on Friday, the APC spokesman, Bolaji Abdulahi, said the National Working Committee had nothing to do with the dissolution as no recommendation had been received from the committee earlier set up to look into the crisis in the state.
It was no clear what the meeting's agenda was, some of the governors insisted that they came to condole the President over the death of two of his relatives and not about the possibility of his seeking a second term next year.
"All the PDP members that matter in the state have all decamped to the APC because they have seen the light and realised that APC has better programme for the people of the state and Nigeria in general", Bello said.
The APC national chairman explained that the Buhari administration has repositioned the country's economy as revenue now comes from other sources.
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He said the president "came back to the idea of a 25 cent increase several times throughout the meeting". The government already expects gasoline prices to rise by 20 cents per gallon, according to Clifton.
Unfortunately, a number of APC governors invited for the event failed to turn up, even as the state's lawmakers walked out in anger.
Buhari The governors attending the meeting include the Chairman of the Governors' Forum and Zamfara Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari; Rochas Okorocha (Imo); Abubakar Muhammed (Bauchi); Kashim Shettima (Borno); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo) and Malam Nasir El-Rufa'I of Kaduna State.
However, the highlight of the rally was the reception for 34 defectors from the PDP, among whom was an ex -commissioner in the state.
The Governor advised the new members to ensure compliance with the party structure by recognizing and adhering to the principle of party supremacy. "We respect party supremacy and I am glad that the calibre of people returning to the family are experienced party men".