By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted an appeal committee to hear the grievances arising from its ongoing nationwide membership registration/ revalidation exercise.
A statement issued yesterday by the National Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudoedehe, said the Committee will sit across the six geo-political zones of the country and attend to the complaints arising from the exercise.
According to the statement, the appeal Committee which would be inaugurated Thursday at the party headquarters in Abuja by the chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary/Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the party, Mai Mala Buni, is to be chaired by Him. Farouk Adamu, while Hon. Victor Giadom will serve as the Secretary.
The statement said “Upon the resolution of the Caretaker Extraordinary/Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) at its 9th meeting of 9th April 2021, the CECPC National Chairman, H.E. Mai Mala Buni has approved the Constitution of the Registration Appeals’ Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“As a responsible organization, the party is not oblivious of the fact that with the sheer magnitude and scope of the nationwide Membership Registration, Revalidation and Update Exercise of our party which has captured unprecedented numbers of our party faithful, it is expected that there may have been few isolated cases or pockets of glitches, despite the huge successes recorded.
“Therefore, in line with the guidelines and template for the exercise, the Registration Appeals Committee shall sit across the six (6) geopolitical zones and attend to all complaints and dissatisfaction(s) arising from the conduct of the Membership Registration, Revalidation and Update Exercise.”
Other members of the committee are: Emperor Chris Baywood, Sen. Khairat Gwadabe, Alh. Misha’u Lawan Didi, Hauwa Grema Mohammed, Chief Niyi Akintola (SAN), Sen. Ita Enang, Sen. John Owan Enoh, Hon. Ejike Njeze, Abubakar Mohammed Danjuma, Amb. Jerry Sonny Ugokwe, Amb. Hassan Ardo.
Others are: Barr. Mary Ekpere, Barr. Fola Vincent, Dabiu Gambari, Alh. Tijani Siaka Alfa, Grace Idakwo.