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APC stakeholders condemn sham congress, warn against imposition

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Lagos State Chapter have warned against sustaining the culture of imposition of candidates on the party.

[files] A flag showing Nigeria’s ruling political party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), logo is seen outside the party’s National Convention, in Abuja, Nigeria, March 26, 2022. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Lagos State Chapter have warned against sustaining the culture of imposition of candidates on the party.

They spoke against a statement credited to one Yesiro Kuramo, who purportedly spoke about a “successful delegates’ congress,” on behalf of a faction of the party in Lagos.

Alhaji Gbolanhan Lawal, a leading stakeholder from Alimosho Local Council, while reacting to the claim, said that “any congress that does not carry the entire party members along will not be accepted in Lagos State, let us make this point very clear.”

“We want to state categorically that this is not the era of past chairmen that were heavily compromised; this is the era of Senator Abdullahi Adamu, a man who has a track record of being upright and straightforward,” he said, adding that such a national figure with such tremendous reputation cannot be easily corrupted.

“We uphold the tenets of durable and enduring democracy; we do not subscribe to high handed measures employed to deny peaceful and loyal members of the party from enjoying dividends of democracy,” he stressed.