APC leadership reacts to tenure elongation allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) says it is focused on achieving reconciliation and unity across party ranks ahead of the party’s national convention.

The team led by Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, was constituted by the National Executive Committee (NEC) in June.

On Sunday, APC reacted to reports of tenure extension plot by the CECPC.

Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary, in a statement stressed the importance of the party conducting its convention as a united house.

He warned that anything contrary would defeat the aim of the former National Working Committee (NWC) dissolution.

Nabena said Buni and his team have been meeting with all leaders, groups and interests in order to accommodate all interests.

The spokesman cited the vote of confidence recently passed on them by Non-National Working Committee) and the previous one by 36 State and FCT Chairmen.

Nabena noted that the CECPC reviewed the implementation of its three months action plan last Tuesday.

He said registration, update, revalidation of the party’s nationwide membership register is ongoing.

“APC NEC directed all aggrieved party members who had gone to court to withdraw cases. The CECPC further directed affected parties to fully comply with the directive in the true spirit of peace and reconciliation.

“The CECPC has substantially reconciled various factions in some affected states, viz: Bauchi, Bayelsa, Cross River, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Zamfara, Ondo, Oyo States”, the statement read.

It added that the CECPC constantly briefs the President, Progressives Governors Forum Chairman, Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker to ensure all-inclusive decisions.


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