Adamawa APC Engages Stakeholders on Election of Candidates during Primaries
Daji Sani in Yola
Adamawa State All Progressives Congress (APC) has convened a town hall meeting yesterday of all the APC chairmen of the 21 council areas, including secretaries and those who formed the delegate list of the party in the state, to enlighten them on the imperative of electing the best candidates during the forthcoming party primaries.
The town hall meeting, which was initiated by an APC chieftain, Mallam Jamilu Yusuf, in collaboration with the State Working Committee (SWC) of the party to generate meaningful discussions and arguments over who is a better candidate for the state
The meeting also included all APC women leaders of the 21 council areas, youths leaders, party stakeholders and opinion leaders.
Yusuf, who was the initiator of the engagement with APC stakeholders, said the idea was borne out of the current leadership deficit, and to bring out best candidates that can wrest power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
He further added that the engagement was also to reconcile and proffer solutions to some challenges bedeviling the party in the state.
According to him, “The imperative for the development of a new Adamawa State lies in the hands of its citizens.
“The fact that we all gathered here in one voice focusing all our energies on the growth of our dear state is already evident in the change that will come soon.
“The ideas was also to rub minds and exchange ideas geared towards the responsibilities, rights, privileges and restrictions that surround the selection of the next level of people that will be leaders of our dear state.”
Also speaking, the spokesperson of the party in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, said apart from the engagement with the APC stakeholders at the grassroots, the party has also inaugurated an awareness team to go round the 21council areas of the state to enlightening their supporters on the need to have voter’s cards.
He said the voting system “give you credibility and a sense of pride, and it will reduce all forms of crisis if the election is transparent.”