All Progressive Congress (APC) kwara State chapter has called on its members to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during the Congresses that scheduled to commence on Saturday 31st of July, 2021 in the state.
The State APC Chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Samari made the appeal while welcoming members of Ward Congress Committee from the National Secretariat of the party led by its chairman Alhaji Shuaib Umar.
Addressing Journalists in Ilorin, the party’s chairman said “In line with Articles 11:A sub section (1 – x 111) and article 16 (1) of the Party Constitution (as amended) the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara will be organizing its congresses across the Sixteen Local Government Area in Kwara State as directed by the Caretaker/ Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the Party under the Leadership of Alh. Mai Mala Buni, the Executives Governor of Yobe State.”
“It is pertinent to let members know that the ward congress slated for 31st July, 2021 will definitely hold in Kwara State with strictly compliance with the Congress Guideline that will be made available to all the Party Members through the State and Local Government Party Secretariat.”
“The Ward Congress Committee, as appointed by the Caretakers/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee are already in the state to carry out their assignment in line with the guidelines. To ensure fairness and Good Participation, the Seven Member Committee is drawn from other states of the federation. The committee has a Chairman, Secretary and Five other Members to carry out this exercise in the State.”
He added that the guideline will be strictly enforced in the State to ensure fair participation by all members who can vote and be voted for.
Responding to questions, the secretary of the ward congress committee, Yusuf AbdulRahman said “we are well prepared for the assignment, as you know, we have been on it since last three months. We only urge our party’s members in the state to come out and participate fully, as we are here for everybody” the secretary said.
Yusuf also said that “all interested contestants are advised to purchase forms from the recognized party secretarial in the state henceforth.”
He further appealed to all members of the party to eschew bitterness and ensure peaceful conduct of the exercise.