Saturday July 24, 2021 3:04 PM

APC’s much-awaited convention to hold before June 30

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has finally fixed the Convention of the ruling party before June 30, 2021 baring any last minute change of arrangement.

This was disclosed on Thursday by the party’s Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Chairman, Governor Mai Mala Buni and the Secretary, Senator James John Akpanudoedehe in a statement they jointly signed.

The party’s statement was titled “New Year Message, Rebuilding our Party for a Stronger Democracy”.

They assured that  the reconstitution of the party’s leadership at all levels will commence immediately after the registration.

“Our party’s membership registration and revalidation will be followed by activities for the party’s leadership reconstitution at all levels, from Ward, Local Government, States to National. Ahead of all that, the Caretaker Committee will release a detailed timetable for all activities very soon.

“And ahead of the Congresses and National Convention, competent party leaders will be invited to serve in Committees to ensure that the mandate of NEC is achieved before June 30, 2021,” It noted.

“As a party, we want to assure all our members that our commitment to lead the process of political change in Nigeria is unwavering. Our ability to constantly strengthen the structures of our party is part of our change credentials. Other important requirements, which will include the review of our rules and other operational requirements, which are needed to make our party and our elected representatives more accountable to Nigerians will be considered and all the necessary steps required will be taken.

“A democracy is as strong as the political parties it produces. We are rebuilding our party, APC, to strengthen our democracy,” the national leadership noted in the statement.

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