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An indication has emerged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may move its local council and billed state conventions by the end of the month.

The chairman of the Interim Party and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mai Mala Buni, dropped the hint yesterday at the inauguration of the precinct congress appeal committee in Abuja.

It was learned that APC had yet to receive a report on parish conventions held in 12 states, just as disgruntled worshipers in 14 states had filed petitions against the exercise.

Buni, who instructed members of the fairness panel, reminded them that their findings would determine when local council and state conventions are held.

Represented by the secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, the president of the CECPC insisted that the parish congresses of July 31, 2021 “went considerably well”, adding that it was up to the party to resolve the issues raised by the parties. injured limbs.

Buni pleaded with worshipers to treat the matter as a family affair, noting that disputes should be handled with the knowledge that no dispute is worth destroying the party.

He continued: “However, it is expected that everywhere and whenever there is a competition, there will inevitably be challenges.

“Therefore, as an organization based on rules and procedures, channels must be provided for party members, who are not satisfied with the processes, to voice their grievances through an internal mechanism, hence this committee call of the congresses of the districts in the circumstances.

“This holiday is for all Nigerians. Therefore, we must show, not only by words but also by concrete actions, that there is no attempt to exclude or sideline anyone during the exercise. This is very fundamental, not only for the CECPC but for the preservation of the very essence of the party.

Buni advised, “Your actions in this direction will help create cohesion, build confidence and confidence in this all-important exercise.

“Today (yesterday) you were entrusted with one of the most solemn obligations of citizenship, which is to deepen our process of democratization and to strengthen the regime.”

“You have all been carefully selected on the basis of your proven records. We have confidence in your strength of character, your integrity and your ability to be fair in your dealings with those who come to your committees.

He thus instructed the members of the appeal committee to comply with the directives and the constitution of the party in the exercise of their functions.

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