APC national convention to hold on February 26 – Buni

Mai Mala Buni, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has confirmed February 26 as the date for the convention of the ruling party.

Buni made this announcement on Tuesday at the National Progressive Women’s Conference in Abuja.

He said: “The party under my stewardship conducted membership registration and revalidation exercise. We found it expedient to constitute a special committee on women and youth before the commencement of the exercise. The roles you played made the membership registration and revalidation a huge success.

“Today, APC parades over 41 million registered members, asserting our position as Africa’s largest political party and of course, Nigeria’s leading political party. With these, we are confident of winning the 2023 general election with huge success.

“I want to use this opportunity to sincerely thank you for your support to the party, before during and after the exercise. I also look forward to your more support during the convention and indeed the general election.

“I’m proud to add that APC is the most women-friendly party in Nigeria. Let me also assure you that the party shall reciprocate this gesture by supporting women and youth in their political aspirations and realising their political dreams.

“We look forward to having more women contesting in the forthcoming national convention of the party from February 26, 2022 and the general election. Now as we approach the convention and move closer to the next general election, I wish to remind you of the progressive roles in supporting progressive-minded leaders, aspiring for various offices for the betterment of our country.”Advertisement

Ekiti governor, Kayode Fayemi, also speaking called for the support of the female members of the party ahead of the convention.

Fayemi said: “Without our women, we have no future. We have no present or past. We have a duty and responsibility to improve on solidarity that we give the women of our country.

“We are not doing them a favour. If you have worked with women, they deliver. My women commissioners are the best commissioners.

“I have no doubt that this conference will give us a lot to chew on. We should make it a policy convention.”

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