5th September, 2021
The Chairman of the APC Local Government congress committee for Bauchi State Jibrin Samuel, has revealed the reason the party adopted consensus in choosing new leaders at the local government level.
Samuel told newsmen that the consensus option was adopted with a view to reducing tension and preventing intruders from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from hijacking and sabotaging the exercise.
According to the local government’s congress committee chairman, as of the time the congresses were being conducted in the state on Saturday, “there is no updated list of registered members of the party at present”.
While submitting that the consensus option is legitimate, Samuel declared that politics was all about consensus building, adding, however, that APC would not impose any leaders on party members.
He applauded party members in the state for the peaceful conduct of the last ward congresses, submitting that if the tempo is maintained, APC would triumph in the 2023 elections in Bauchi State.
He assured members that no one would be allowed to short change others within the party, adding that his committee would be fair to all in order to avoid a situation whereby those aggrieved would not work against the interest of the party before and after the 2023 elections in the State.