- A concerned member of the ruling All Progressives Congress is calling for support for Governor Mai mala Buni's committee ahead of the convention
- The official made this appeal in a bid to ensure the crisis rocking the party would be resolved before the convention while noting that the CECPC was able to stabilise the party
- Meanwhile, the ruling party had fixed February 26 as the day set aside to conduct its national convention
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been charged to support the party’s CECPC led by Yobe state Governor Mai mala Buni to conduct a successful national convention next month.
Instead of the persistent bashing of the committee, the party stakeholders were further urged to work for the success of the forthcoming national convention and victory at the 2023 presidential elections.
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“It is appropriate and in the interest of the party that we recognise the noble achievements of the party under the management of CECPC and build on its many successes that have ably redefined the operational pedestal of the party."
He added that:
"The conflict resolution committee set up by CECPC did a good work that led to various consensus agreements that led to the withdrawal of almost all court cases against the party and among members of the party."
2023: Pro-Osinbajo women’s groups’ campaign for VP at Abuja venue of APC women’s conference
Meanwhile, as the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Women’s Conference went underway on Tuesday, January 18, women from various parts of the federation arrived at the International Conference Center, Abuja venue, with demands for the actualization of an Osinbajo presidency in 2023.
With an emphatic presence, the women's coalition that included market women, farmers, traders, artisans, and professionals chorused demand for Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to become the APC presidential candidate in 2023.
They urged the party’s caretaker committee to strictly ensure that delegates to its national convention are not hijacked by those who have participated in looting state or federal resources in the past.
2023: Save Nigeria Movement faults presidential ambition of Anyim, Wike
In another development, the Save Nigeria Movement has kicked against the presidential ambition of former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim.
Convener of the group, Rev Solomon Semaka who addressed a press briefing on Monday, January 10, also frowned at the role being played by the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike ahead of 2023, alleging that Wike is working towards imposing a president of Igbo or northern origin.