By Omololu Ogunmade
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in the State House approved the registration of new members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The president gave the approval when the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the party led by the chairman and the Governor of Yobe State, Mr. Mai Mala Buni, submitted the timetable for party registration to him.
Briefing reporters after the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Buni said the approval was “in accordance of section 9 (4) of the Constitution of the All Progressives Congress (October 2014 as Amended).”
He added: “The Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee consulted all stakeholders and have organized for membership registration. The said Section 9 (4) provide as:
“A register of members shall be compiled and maintained at the ward level and be transmitted to the secretariat of the party at the local government area, which shall transmit a copy to the state headquarters, national secretariat.”