Lalong urges peaceful, smooth APC congresses in Plateau

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has All Progressives Congress (APC) members in state to ensure peaceful and smooth conduct of its congresses would party.

This is contained in a by Simon Macham, Director of Press and Public Affairs to governor on Wednesday in Jos.
The on the backdrop of upcoming ward congresses of the party.
Lalong while addressing the stakeholders in Jos, said the elective ward congresses were meant to give the party stronger foundation for consolidation of its successes in the state and across the country.
He members to be transparent and conduct themselves in a manner would build harmony, peace and equity among members and also the party maintain its position as the largest party in the country.
The governor advised the members to abide by guidelines for the conduct of the primaries and also ensure all avenues for consensus were exhausted for emergence of ward officials.

He said where such not reached, elections should be conducted in a peaceful atmosphere and without any rancour.
Lalong those saddled with the task of conducting the elections to ensure that only registered members were allowed to participate in the process.
Acting Caretaker Chairman of the APC in Plateau, Mr Enouch Fanmak, said the stakeholders meeting meant to prepare members for the tasks ahead which were very crucial.
According to him, the party is working to ensure that all arrangements are done on time to provide for a smooth .
He said lessons were learnt from the recently conducted Local primaries of the party in the state as aggrieved persons were being heard by the committee.
Speaking, the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, appealed to the stakeholders and party officials to be fair to all the members aspiring for offices during the ward congresses.

Also contributing, Deputy Speaker of the State , Mr Saleh Yipmong, expressed optimism that the party would come out of the process stronger because of the leadership of the governor who had been fair to all and always willing to lead by example.