- The ruling APC is making efforts to put its house in order as it seeks to remain in power beyond 2023
- This is as the party's national caretaker committee appointed John Odigie-Oyegun to chair its reconciliation committee in the south-south
- Meanwhile, APC national leader, Tinubu, has also warned that anyone causing disunity in the ruling party will be shown the exit door
The national caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Chief John Odigie-Oyegun as the chairman of its south-south reconciliation committee.
Odigie-Oyegun, a respected politician from Edo state, is a former national chairman of the APC.
The Nation reports that this was disclosed in a communique signed by the secretary of the committee, Lucky Imasuen, shortly after a meeting of the party leaders from the south-south geopolitical zone in Abuja on Wednesday, December 16.
The communique also named other members of the committee as Lucky Imasuen, secretary; Chief Sunny Jackson, Dr Mrs Maryam Ali, Dr Sam Jaja, Senator Clever Ikisikpo and Chief Emmanuel Nsan.
Legit.ng gathers that the APC leaders agreed in the meeting to work together in harmony in the interest of the party and its supporters.
They condemned the divisions amongst some leaders and reiterated the need to foster unity in the south-south zone.
Meanwhile, Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the APC, has said any divisive forces within the party would be thrown out.
Tinubu said there should be unity and cohesion within the party to live up to its dream of repositioning Nigeria.
The APC chieftain said the party’s symbol, a broom, signifies the importance of unity and work to take out any form of disunity.
In another report, some politicians in the southwest region openly declared that they would back Tinubu if he decides to contest for the 2023 presidency.
It was reported the politicians who are former federal lawmakers made the statement in Oyo state during a visit to the palaces of Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, and the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Soliu Adetunji.
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