Stick to February date, group warns Buni Guardian Committee
Amid confusion over the zoning arrangement in the ruling All Progressives Congress and the actual date of its national convention, a group within the party warned the interim APC extraordinary convention planning committee under the leadership of the governor of the state of Yobe, Mai Mala Buni, not to exceed the date of next February for the election of its national leaders.
The Progressive Mandate Movement (PMM) made the statement in a statement to reporters in Abuja over the weekend.
Audits have revealed that the governors of the APC, under the aegis of the Forum of Progressive Governors led by its President and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, AXA revealed last November that the national convention would be held. next February.
He dropped the hint after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Further checks have revealed that after a meeting of the APC CECPC last Monday, its national secretary, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, told reporters that the interim leadership would unveil subcommittees soon before the next convention in February. Senator Akpanudoedehe, however, remained silent on the effective date of the Convention.
But speaking to journalists from Abuja, Abdullahi Mohammed and comrade Adekunle Fijabi, respectively national coordinator and secretary of the PMM, demanded the immediate publication of the processes leading to the national convention.
The group warned that it was ready to launch the # OccupyAPCNationalSecretariat, if the convention to elect a new set of national officers was not called by February 5, 2022.
The PMM’s statement said in part, “For some of our current leaders who were there during the amalgamation process that led to the formation of APC, this organization has always been at the forefront of upholding the ideology. progressive part of our party and we will not stop at this critical period.
“The delay in holding the late APC national convention is already giving the opposition People’s Democratic Party certain advantages, giving the impression that no one is in charge of the ruling party.
“Therefore, we call on the National Guardian Committee headed by Governor Mai Mala Buni not to go beyond February 5 to hold our party’s national convention.
“This group is in possession of the instructions given to the Interim Committee by the Presidency and we call on the CECPC to respect our leader and President Muhammadu Buhari by publishing to the public all the necessary information concerning the next National Convention.
“We also warn that if nothing is made public before January 5, 2022, we will launch an aggressive #OCCUPYAPCNATIONALSECRETARIAT operation to force our leaders to do the right thing.
“We have dared to say that we have no other party and that we will not allow our leaders to make mistakes that will eventually cause us to lose the elections in 2023.”
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