From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has called on warring members of the party in Bauchi State to join hands together to achieve the objective of the party of winning the 2019 general elections.
Oshiomhole stated this at the distribution of poverty alleviation materials that include cars, ox-plough, sewing machines, grinding machines, among others.
He said the National Working Committee NWC of the party is at any moment ready to mediate on any dispute or grievance among party members, noting, any genuine APC member who wants the party to win elections would not do anything that will divide its membership, but instead ensure the cohesion among members to achieve common goals.
The Chairman said, “I’m calling on all warring APC members in Bauchi State to in the name of God join hands together towards achieving the objective of the party of winning elections at all levels.”
Oshiomole, who was represented by his deputy, Senator Muhammad Lawal Shu’aib said that members who felt aggrieved with any other member should instead of taking a unilateral but unfavourable decision seek APC leadership intervention for possible solution.
He appealed to APC members in Bauchi State to join forces with the party leader in the state, Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, whom he describe as reputable leader, and who always seeks advises from party members in moving the state and party forward.
Also speaking at the occasion, Governor Mohammed Abubakar enumerated the various achievements recorded by his administration within the past three years that include roads construction and reconstruction, as well as the execution of multifarious projects in education, health, agriculture, tourism and economic empowerment.
The state APC Chairman, Uba Ahmed Nana said that Bauchi is the first state to be visited by the APC national leadership ever since the coming on board of new executives of the party.
He commended the APC leader in the state, Governor Mohammed Abubakar for his government’s support and cooperation to the party, saying the governor always honours invitation by the party.
The poverty alleviation distribution committee chairman, Mohammed Hassan Tilde recalled that Bauchi state, under the leadership of Governor Mohammed Abubakar planned the purchase and distribution of the poverty alleviation items dates back to April, 2017.
He enumerated some of the poverty alleviation items to be distributed to include vulcanizing machines, groundnut grinding machines for oil, sewing machines including all accessories and rented shop for the tailoring and generating sets, ox-ploughs, pick-up vans, cars for party offices right from ward to state levels, among others.