Bankole, Dogara, Omisore get APC appointments

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Barely two weeks after former Speaker of House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole dumped the Action Democratic Party (ADP), the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed him to serve on its 61-man contact/strategy committee.

The committee, which will be inaugurated on by the Chairman Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, has Jigawa Governor Abubakar Badru as chairman while Dr. Ikechi Emenike will serve as secretary.

Though details of the terms of reference of the committee were not made available, sources told THE NATION it is expected to establish constructive engagement among critical at various levels of the with a view to enhancing confidence.

The committee, among other things, is also to develop strategies that will place the in vantage position in the public domain and develop a timeline and framework for implementation of its recommendations.

Caretaker Committee Secretary, John James Akpanudoedehe, in a on said the development was part of ongoing efforts by the Caretaker Committee to rebuild and reposition the party.

Membership of the committee includes Deputy President Ovie Omo-Agege; 11 Governors, former and serving members of the National Assembly, members of the Federal Executive Council and some chieftains.

Also on the list are new members such as Otunba Iyiola Omisore, Gbenga Daniels and Yakubu Dogara.

The Nation