Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday began the distribution of registration materials at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja to all designated registration centres across the states, ahead of the membership registration, and revalidation exercise.
The ruling party has also warned that there would be no membership registration and revalidation by proxy, insisting that all intended entrants and existing members must be physically present for the registration exercise.
The distribution exercise, which was supervised by the National Secretary of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Senator John Akpanudoedehe alongside the party’s Director of Administration, Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman and Director of Organisation, Prof. Ussiju Medaner, would be conducted from Thursday, January 28, to Monday, February 8, 2021.
Meanwhile, APC has warned that there would be no membership registration and revalidation by proxy, insisting that all intended entrants and existing members must be physically present for the registration exercise. The party’s Director of Organisation, Prof. Ussiju Medaner, stated this in Abuja yesterday during a train-the-trainers’ workshop for officials of the APC membership registration exercise.
The party in a statement issued yesterday said the workshop was supported by the National Democratic Institute (NDI).
Medaner stated: “There is no room for membership registration and revalidation by proxy. That is why we have paid attention to cultural peculiarities and possible restrictions in some parts of the country by ensuring that the composition of the membership registration officials comprises all gender.”
At the workshop, a training manual for the registration officials noted that the nationwide membership registration and register update of the party is an important and most unique element of growing the party in preparation for all future electoral outings.