LG Congress: Committee Chairman calls for unity as Oyo APC holds stakeholder discussion
By Adeola Badru, Ibadan
All Progressives Party Congress Committee Chairman, APC Hillary Amodu called on all party gladiators to avoid bitterness and work together to strengthen unity and harmony among themselves for the success of the party in the next general election.
Amodu made the warning in his speech at a meeting of party stakeholders in the state, held Friday evening at the party’s new state secretary, Oke-Ado, Ibadan.
The meeting was in preparation for the congress which is expected to produce the next round of party executive committee members in the state’s 33 local government areas.
His words: “My committee is aware that our great party is currently in opposition in the state and this necessitates the need for all real actors to work together to help APC regain power in 2023. This goal cannot be achieved on a golden platter as we all need to bury our differences and unite for this noble cause.
“As a team of party loyalists from outside the state who would like to be a part of history by facilitating the process of the CPA’s return to power, we will do our utmost to carry out our duties responsibly. . “
“We are determined to organize a free, fair and credible congress of local communities statewide, because we believe that this would constitute a threshold for a stronger, more united and formidable party capable of winning future elections. “
“Therefore, we seek the cooperation and support of all stakeholders in this meeting to achieve the best results tomorrow (Saturday) and in subsequent exercises. As party leaders, you have the duty of the party faithful to set a good example by promoting peace and harmony, whatever our individual interests may be.
“We call on you all to follow the path of harmonization with a vision to produce consensus executive committee lists for the 33 local government areas,” Amodu said.
In his remarks, Oyo APC Acting Chairman, Chief Akin Oke, congratulated all party stakeholders who he says have done so much to help the party in the reconstruction process initiated by his committee team. guard after the loss of the gubernatorial election in 2019.
“The whole world knows that we are progressives and given the current state of affairs in our beloved state, the CPA is expected to return to power in 2023. The party leadership under my leadership has remained steadfast in the determination to rebuild and reposition the party and many demanding people can attest to this.
“I therefore urge you to return to your respective local government areas and be part of a peaceful process to train executive committee members who would help facilitate the dream of a stronger and more cohesive CPA in the state. . “
“I have always been fair and equitable in my dealings as President since I took on board and I want our Progressive Party to return to power in 2023,” Oke said.
Party leaders and pillars who were present at the meeting include; Chief Iyiola Oladokun, Senator Teslim Folarin, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, Mr. Segun Odebunmi, Mr. Olu Akintola, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN), Oloye Adebayo Adelabu, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, Mr. Afeez Bolaji Repete, Chief Lekan Adeyemo, Mr. Akeem Ag Alli, Alh. Abu Gbadamosi, Chief Kunle Sanda, Dr Yunus Akintunde, Dr Isiaka Kolawole, Mr Bimbo Adekanmbi, Ms Hannah Ogunesan, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Alesinloye, Chief (Ms) Ayoka Lawani, Ing. Idris Adeoye, Mr. Soji Eniade and Mr. Bimbo Kolade.