* sets up reconciliation national committee
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised aggrieved party members still trying to seek redress in courts to either withdraw all their cases or face disciplinary actions.
APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who gave the advice on Monday, implored them to approach the appropriate party organs with a view to resolving any outstanding disputes.
Issa-Onilu particularly urged the aggrieved members to take full advantage of the reconciliation committees the party had just put in place.
He said the party frowned on the actions of some members who had resorted to litigation as a way of addressing their perceived grievances and disputation without exhausting the party’s dispute resolution mechanism.
“This growing trend is viewed by the party as a manifest indiscipline. The actions, it should be noted, is considered as anti-party as it goes against our party’s constitution.
“For emphasis, according to Article 20, Subsection 10 of our Party’s Constitution, offences against the Party include the following: ‘Filing an action in a Court of Law against the Party or any of its Officers on any matters relating to the discharge of the duties of the Party without first exhausting all avenues for redress provided for in this Constitution.’
“The Party intends to activate constitutional provisions to penalise such members as their action is capable of undermining the party and hurt the Party’s interest.
“APC members should understand that as a progressive party that operates on the principle of change, it is not a matter of choice to keep to the rules.
“We therefore advise such members to take this warning very seriously as failure to comply with the party’s dispute resolution procedures would be met with the stipulated disciplinary actions,” Issa-Onilu said in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday.
Meanwhile, the APC NWC has approved the appointment of a National Peace and Reconciliation Committee for each of the six geo-political zones.
Issa-Onilu said the committee was constituted in recognition of the need to address the post-primary elections disputes.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi will chairman the North West committee whose membership include Gov. Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar (Bauchi), Gov. Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Sen. Adamu Aliero, Sen. Danjuma Goje, Dr. Jim Nwobodo, and Amb. Fati Balla.
The South East committee has Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state as Chairman. Members are Gov. Samuel Lalong (Plateau), Gov. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Sen. Godswill Akpabio, Alh. Umaru Dembo, Alh. Nasiru Aliko Koki and Mrs. Ify Ugo Okoye.
Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno state chairs the South West committee whose membership include Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai (Kaduna), Gov. Akinwumi Ambode (Lagos), Prof. Modupe Adelabu, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Sen. Ken Nnamani, and Sen. Seida Bugaje.
The North Central committee is headed by Gov. Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe state. Members are Gov. Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Gov. Jibrilla Bindow Adamawa, Chief Pius Akinyelure, Mrs. Vivian Chukwuani, and Chief Audu Ogbeh.
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola leads the South South committee whose membership include Gov. Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello (Niger), Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Hon. Emeka Wogu, Mr. Sullivan Chime, and Mrs. Aleluchi Cookey-Gam.
The North East committee is headed by Gov. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state. His members are Gov. Aminu Masari (Katsina), Gov. Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Mrs. Jumoke Anifowoshe, Hon. Matthew Omegara, Hajiya Hafsat Mohammed Baba, and Gen. Abdullahi Aboki.
Share this article
Similar Posts: APC, APC primaries, Court, party members
BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!! You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!
Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!! Don’t Let It Threaten You!
To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!
Join us on
Send DTM to 4900 (MTN) or DTM to 655 (Etisalat) for regular updates and more
Share your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Or use this form
Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900
DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.
News by states
Click on a state to view related news
JUST IN: Minimum wage: Govs keep mum after meeting with Buhari
World Bank selects 16 Nigerian universities as African Centre of Excellence (See full list)
Minimum Wage: Buhari, Governors in crucial meeting
Nigerian diplomat, Habibu Almu killed in Sudan
2019: Kashamu replaces Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate
Wishing Buhari dead?
FG declares Tuesday public holiday
Buhari, Obasanjo, Atiku for Jonathan’s book launch tomorrow
Tweets by daily_trust
Back to top
Week Day Specials
Great Green Wall
Women In Business
Jobs and career
Around and about
Travel & Leisure
Art and Ideas
Notes from Atlanta
Within the Nation
Because I care
Politics of Grammar
1998 – 2018 Media Trust Limited. All rights reserved. SBU.