2023: Disquiet in APC over consensus option

Controversy is raging within the All Progressives Congress, (APC), party over which zone would produce the presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 polls. This is especially as the party is yet to resolve issues of zoning and how candidates would be fielded across the board. According to feelers, the party is still navigating the country’s political murky waters, characterised by crises and conflicts of interest, anxiety and uncertainty, among others. This is considering that it is yet to redefine itself by organising a national convention where a new crop of…

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“We will not impose candidates in 2023” – APC assures

The ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), has assured aspirants of all elective posts it will not impose any candidates in the lead-up to congresses, National Convention and 2023 general elections.The assurance was contained in a statement issued by the Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Senator John James Akpanudoedehe in Abuja yesterday. The Secretary alleged his earlier statement in reaction to the false allegation by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2023 “self-succession” plan was being twisted and given unintended interpretations in…

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Congresses: “Why we’re recommending consensus option” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is recommending a consensus option for the election of party officials at all levels in the forthcoming congresses, to reduce possible acrimony. Recall that the party’s conventions are expected to commence on July 31 with ward congresses. The National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,  in a statement yesterday, said APC is a Party for all Nigerians so it’s making plans to accommodate everyone. “We are encouraging States to adopt the consensus arrangement because it saves costs and reduces…

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“Under my watch, no strong man will control APC” ― Gov. Buni

Yobe State governor and chairman, All Progressives Congress, (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has said that the vision of his team is to build a party where no strong individual would be in control of its structures and party organs. He gave the commitment yesterday, while speaking at the 2020 Annual Conference of the APC Press Corps, which was held at Valencia Hotel, Abuja. Represented by the Secretary of his CEPC, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, Gov. Buni maintained that the scheduled membership registration, revalidation and…

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