The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State has pledged to uphold the tenets of democracy by allowing people to elect leaders of their choice during the party’s ward congresses through a transparent excercise .
This was resolved by the party’s stakeholders and members at a meeting preparatory to the upcoming congresses slated to commenced by 31st of July, 2023.
The Kebbi State Interim Caretaker Committee Chairman for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Abubakar Kana Zuru, who quoted various sections of APC constitution with regards to the upcoming ward congresses said, the constitution provides for consensus amongst candidates and urged all candidates seeking for positions to follow the path of peace and go for consensus with full participation of stakeholders.
According to him, already dialogue was ongoing in all the twenty one Local government Areas of the state aimed at reaching understanding among party members on the issue of consensus candidacy.
He further announced that, reports from seventeen Local Government Areas indicated that, consensus have been reached.
Speaking, the State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, assured that, honesty and justice would form the basis of the upcoming ward congresses in the state.
The Governor pointed out that, the decision to employ the concept of consensus was reached out of the volition of all the critical stakeholders of the party.
He said, consensus was not new to the Party in the State and it was deployed severally at all levels .
The party had agreed to commence the use of the consensus strategy during the Ward Congresess scheduled for this coming Saturday in the state.