APC shifts ward congress to mourn member in Jigawa

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DUTSE – The All Progressives Change (APC) in Jigawa said it has postponed the party’s ward congress in the state to Monday, April 7.

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A Chieftain of party in the state, Alhaji Farouq Aliyu, disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse on Saturday.

He said the postponement was to enable party and its followers mourn the death of one of their members, Malam Shehu Mustapha.

“The party was set to conduct the congress today, before we heard of the demise of one of our strong supporter.

“Until his death, Mustapha, from Babura local government area of the state, was a loyal and committed party member,” he said.

According to him, arrangement had been concluded to organise free, fair and peaceful congress in all political wards in the state.

Aliyu, who is also the interim treasurer of the party in the state, assured all contestants in the Monday ward congress of level playing ground during the exercise.

Meanwhile the party’s ward congress in Kwara took place on Saturday in a peaceful atmosphere.

The NAN correspondent who monitored the exercise in some wards of the Kwara Central Senatorial District reports that all officials of the party at the ward emerged through consensus.

A Chieftain of the Party, Alhaji Kawu Baraje while addressing newsmen at Baboko ward in llorin west Local Government area expressed happiness over the peaceful conduct of the exercise in the state.

He advised the party supporters  to continue to continue to live in peace, adding that  APC would  to excel in all the forthcoming elections in the state.

Also speaking, the state Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development , Alhaji Saka Onimago and his counterpart in the Ministry of Justice, Alhaji Kamaldeen Ajibade  expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the exercise.

Most of the party’s positions s in Kwara Central won through consensus. (NAN

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