JUST IN: Ex-Oyo Deputy Governor Appointed Secretary APC National Reconciliation Committee
The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has disclosed that the Senator Abdullahi Adamu led National Reconciliation Committee report would determine the conduct of its National Convention.
Mai Mala Buni stated this at the inauguration of the committee in Abuja.
He words, “Your report on resolution of these discrepancies would indicate our readiness as a united and strong family for the national convention. Your assignment therefore, has great impact and influence on the convention.”
Meanwhile the Senator Abdullahi Adamu is said to have submitted a budget proposal of N178 million.
A source at the National Secretariat of the party who revealed this to newsmen at the weekend stated that the budget proposal was submitted last week.
The source could not however give the breakdown of the budget as well as the duration of the committee’s job
The 9-man Committee was set up by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee after abandoning the Chief Bisi Akande-led committee set up by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole sacked National Working Committee (NWC).
Members of the Committee are: Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the Minister of Special Duties and former Benue State governor, George Akume; former Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime; former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; and the Third Republic governor of Jigawa State, Saad Birnin Kudu.
Other members are former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Oluranti Adebule, Secretary to the Kebbi State Government, Suleiman Argungu, the Commissioner for Health in Cross River State, Beta and Moses Adeyemo, who will serve as the secretary of the committee.
The Committee which was constituted in September was inaugurated by the Governor of Yobe State and Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state last month.
Governor Buni tasked the committee to conduct appropriate engagement between identified groups in each State where there are disputes with a view to bringing about genuine reconciliation and establishing lasting peace and unity in the Party and to consult with Party Leaders and Concerned Members as the Committee deems necessary with a view to achieving peace therein.
The committee was also asked to critically examine areas of conflict on the just concluded Ward and Local Government Congress and advance solutions in the circumstance.
“The task before this committee is very important and crucial. The committee is to reconcile, harmonize, integrate and unite members of the party. It is also expected to resolve real or seeming differences and to cement all cracks for us to approach the National Convention with a united front.
“Your report on resolution of these discrepancies would indicate our readiness as a united and strong family for the national convention. Your assignment therefore, has great impact and influence on the convention,” Governor Buni noted.