Tinubu Expresses Optimism That APC Will Conduct Hitch-Free Congresses
Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has celebrated the party convention chairman governor Abubakar of Jigawa state as he (Tinubu) described him (Badaru) as a man of high character and integrity.
Tinubu while congratulating the party for embarking on congresses against all odds also celebrated the committee members working with Abubakar Badaru.
The Lagos state former governor said this on Monday, April 23, in a congratulatory message to the newly inaugurated APC national convention committee.
The party national leader in a message released by his media officer, Tunde Rahman, in Lagos, added that the development is a way to build and uphold a truly democratic political party.
A 68-member national convention committee headed by Governor Abubakar Badaru was inaugurated in Abuja at the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The committee was inaugurated to oversee the conduct of the forthcoming congresses and national convention.
Tinubu also expressed optimism that the ruling party will conduct hitch-free congresses.
“I congratulate the chairman and members of the congresses/convention committee of our party.
“Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state, who is the chairman of the committee, is a man reputed to be of high character and integrity.
”Working with other members of the committee, I’m persuaded that our party would conduct hitch-free congresses at all levels and the national convention.
“I also congratulate our party for embarking on the congresses against all odds. This is the way to go if we are desirous of building and upholding a truly democratic political party.
“Our ultimate goal should be the greater interest of the party.
“I believe that all members of our party are high in expectation that the committee would perform its assignment without fear or favour through which our party can be great again, ” he said.
The APC on April 18, announced that its national convention to elect officers for a new term in the party’s leadership would hold on May 14.
Meanwhile, in a previous report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that All Progressives Congress (APC) releases Convention and congresses timetable, (details here).