Appeal Committee: APC LG aspirant says justice will be served

Whatsapp News

•Mr. Gentle Gwamzhi

By Chijioke Kingsley

JOS – An aspirant in the just concluded All Progressive Congress (APC) chairmanship primary election, Mr. Gentle Gwamzhi, has lauded the Appeal Committee set up by the party to entertain complaints and allegations of malpractices levelled against the party hierarchy.

Gwamzhi, contested the primaries seeking to fly the party’s flag for Langtang North Local chairman, also said he believes that Governor Simon Lalong would do everything possible to ensure that the process is devoid of rancor. 

Speaking to Sundiata Post in a statement on Thursday after appearing before the committee, Gwamzhi reaffirmed that he still have confidence in the party and the Petition Committee led by Mr. Kevin Kwaplong as Chairman.

“I call on all aspirants to remain calm and keep pushing the party’s interest within the right of all party members and aspirants. We believe that fairness and equity will prevail”, he said.

Sundiata Post recalls that the APC in Plateau held it’s Chairmanship primary elections for Local on the 23th of June 2021.

The election was marred with irregularities as alleged by most aspirants took part in the election, saying that the conduct did meet the criteria for free and fair elections.

A top chieftain of the party, the Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Representative, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, was accused by an aspirant, Mr. Yusufu Zakari of hijacking the process to favour a preferred candidate, Ado Buba eventually emerged winner of the polls in Wase LGA, our correspondent gathered.

However, Gwamzhi said he has floated of lawyers, Bar. Sunday Lugard Phd, and Bar. Jibrin Nanzing Bani, as
solicitors for the Appeal Committee, hoping that justice will be served.