From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina
Katsina state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed its readiness to fully participate in the forthcoming local government election in the state.
Addressing newsmen shortly after he party’s maiden meeting at its state secretariat, state chairman of APC, Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, said the party is ready to face the election and was sure of victory.
Inuwa explained that the meeting discussed ways towards making the party stronger and formidable to give strong opposition to ruling PDP government in the state.
“We pledge to rededicate ourselves towards serving the party and people of Katsina and conduct ourselves according to the rules of the game,” he said.
Inuwa explained that two committees were set up to make wider consultation on how to administer the funds of the party.
He said consultation within members of the party became necessary to resolve differences and move it forward.
The party chairman admitted that three groups participated in the recently held congress, but “we will bring all the three groups into one through consultation.”
“Everybody will be carried along in the running of the affairs of the party. We will work to ensure no more groups within the party,” he assured.
He said the recent state congress gave him the ticket to lead the party and did not consider anybody as a looser because it is APC that won the election.
Inuwa called on members of the party to close ranks and work hard in facing the 2015 elections pledging to work with all stakeholders of the party including the media for its success at the 2015 general elections.