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APC Holds Nationwide LGs Congress Saturday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has confirmed that the parties local government congresses will hold across the country on Saturday.

National Secretary of the CECPC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe has said in resolution reached at the party’s meeting on September 1.

The resolution also adopted and ratified the ward congresses as it orders states’ caretaker committee to inaugurate the executives.

He said, “The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) ratifies and adopts the results of the Party’s nationwide Ward Congresses held on Saturday July 31st, 2021.

Accordingly, the CECPC approves the immediate inauguration of Ward Executives by state caretaker committees.

The CECPC hereby directs that the conduct of nationwide Local Government Congresses proceeds accordingly by Saturday September 4th, 2021 as contained in the official timetable/schedule of activities released the party”.

In preparation towards the congress, the Lagos state caretaker committee has screened candidates contesting various positions in the coming local government congress in the state.

Conducting the screening excercise in Oshodi, the chairman screening committe, Bar Taiwo Akin said the atmosphere was peaceful and orderly. Saying it is unprecedented.

He commended the role of the acting chairman of the party, Hon Saheed Animashaun for providing an enabling atmosphere for the conduct of the screening excercise.

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