At the All progressive Congress National convention, Senator Adamu Abdullahi has emerged as the Nîational Chairman and another national working committee was also inaugurated.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech called on all APC members to remain united and strong and also support the incoming leadership of the party.
” Therefore, the need to remain strong and united for the party to exploit the rich and abundant potentials at its disposal cannot be overemphasized. We appreciate the right to hold different opinions and aspirations. Such difference must not be to the detriment of the party.”
The President further appealed to all to support the incoming national working committee to promote unity and avoid sentiments that are capable of causing disaffection and disunity.
The President added that recently, he had to intervene in the leadership crisis which was about to confuse the party.
“Such internal disputes are common in a young democracy like ours, but we must avoid overheating the polity and also not allow our differences to tear and frustrate the party.'” It does not do anyone or the party any good when we as leaders, go down so low and resort to backstabbing and name-calling in the media. ( and so must learn how to resolve our differences without jeopardizing our relationship and the party.
The President furthermore appreciated the progressive Governors forum for heeding to his advice and suggestions in settling the leadership dispute, while also calling on all politicians and the electorate to abide by the new electoral act,”
“To promote the process of election, and enhance transparency, and fill in existing gaps and add value to Nigeria’s democracy to thrive.”