- Adams Oshiomhole has urged Governor Muhammed Abubakar of Bauchi to focus on compensating downtrodden members of the party
- The chairman of APC advised the governor to focus on getting back aggrieved members of the party
- He applauded the governor for rewarding hard working members of the party
The national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on Governor Muhammed Abubakar of Bauchi state to woo all aggrieved members of the party back to the party.
Oshiomhole, represented by Senator Lawal Shuaibu, made the call on Monday, July 23, in Bauchi while distributing empowerment materials purchased by the governor under his Empowerment Programme.
He said that there was a need for all aggrieved members of the party in the state to dialogue to settle their differences.
Oshiomhole further urged the governor to reconcile with aggrieved members who refused to attend the event to enable the party to forge ahead. He also called on the aggrieved members to return to the party as “the essence of being members of the party is to enable it to win elections.”
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He commended the governor for rewarding hard working members of the party who at one time or the other worked for the party.
”I am happy that the down trodden, especially youths and women, are the major beneficiaries. In politics, you don’t look at those on the top echelon of the hierarchy but the down trodden who may woo more members into the party,” the chairman said.
He commended the governor for the gesture and urged his counterparts in APC ruling states to emulate him.
Oshiomhole told the gathering that President Muhammadu Buhari had the people of the state at heart and urged them to “in the spirit of give and take resolve your differences.”
Abubakar earlier said that the gesture was to reward local government executives of the party who assisted the party. He said that the items would enable the beneficiaries to become self-reliant.
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The beneficiaries received over 260 items, including vehicles, sewing machines, tricycles, among others on the occasion.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that Oshiomhole, on Monday, July 23, said no irritation experienced by members of nPDP in the party justifies their decision to return to the Poples Democratic Party (PDP).
The APC chairman, who spoke in an interview with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said he is not losing sleep over the defection of R-APC members.
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