APC: Nwosu, others back Akande, call for genuine reconciliation

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position former Interim Chairman All Progressives (APC) Chief Bisi Akande, on abnormality caretaker committee headed by Yobe State , Mai Mala Buni, has been corroborated by a Chieftain party and former in Imo State, Uche Nwosu.

Akande who also lampooned the ongoing APC exercise as an aberration, warned the Buni-led Committee jettison the temptation elongate its temporary tenure avoid “contempt and disgrace.”

The former Osun State also described the on-going party membership , saying that “it contradicts the rule of periodic census”.

Akande spoke on the challenges facing the ruling party when of the and Revalidation Committee posted Osun State visited him at his Ila-Orangun country home.

Reacting Akande’s statement, Nwosu, called on the Caretaker Committee listen the grievances of the founding of the party and address same to strengthen loyalty and the progressive ideals on which the APC founded.

He maintained that except the party is refocused with genuine efforts and intention to bring the major who envisioned the party to a dialogue and find a lasting solution to the internal crisis ravaging the party, the APC may face serious challenges in 2023.

Nwosu advised the Buni-led Committee, to reach out to all warring factions within the party across the 36 states, adding that this will create the platform for peace building and genuine reconciliation.

According to him, “I support in entirety the position of our former Interim Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, the Caretaker Committee led by the Yobe State , Mai Mala Buni, should listen to and address Chief Akande’s observations, that is the only way we can move the party forward.

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“I plead with President Muhamamadu Buhari as the of the party to listen to the complaints various quarters because these aggrieved persons are the founding of the party, who played critical roles in bringing the APC to . They should not be abandoned in favour of those just joining the party, they should be brought to the table, while we also welcome and receive new .”

Suggesting how to refocus the party, Nwosu, advised that the Committee, should reach out to and consult the founders of the party across the country to ensure enduring peace and progress in the party.

“The Caretaker Committee should work harder to bring everyone on board. So far it has not done well in reaching out to the aggrieved leaders of the party. The Committee need to do more to engage all the founders of the party. We should recognize those that risked their political fortunes to plant and nurture the party, that is the only way true reconciliation can be achieved,” Nwosu emphasized.

He cautioned that except steps are taken to carry the aggrieved party leaders along in the peace process, the party will remain polarized despite the influx of new members.