As members of the ruling All Progressives Congress elect leaders at the ward congress on Saturday, Chairman Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the party, Governor Mai Mala Buni has called on party faithfuls to conduct the exercise peacefully.
He said this in a statement made by his Director General, Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed in Abuja on Friday night,
He also enjoined officials conducting the congress to be fair and objective to all candidates.
“As stakeholders of the party, we have a great responsibility to make the ward congress in all the participating states.
“We should endeavor to place the party and members’ interest above personal interests,” Buni charged.
He warned the party would not hesitate to take decisive measures against anyone who deliberately sabotage congress.
“We have come a long way repositioning the party, we have reconciled many groups and individuals, we must not allow personal interests in this election to divide us and draw us back,” he advised.
He said that he believes in the ability of the ommittee to entrench internal democracy and respect for people’s choice.
He added that arrangements have been made to conduct successful and acceptable congresses across the country.
He solicited for support and cooperation of members “for APC to be a role model for other parties”.
He also charged aggrieved members to channel their grievances to the appropriate quarters at the party secretariat.
” We should avoid media wars over issues we can settle at the Secretariat. I assure you that we will be fair and just to everyone,” Buni said.