…Occasion to carry stakeholders’ assembly Thursday
Governor’s Advisory Council, the best decision-making physique of All Progressives Congress in Lagos State has declared that the social gathering will undertake a consensus association for its ward congress scheduled for Saturday, July 31 to elect ward executives.
The GAC, which comprised outstanding leaders of Lagos APC throughout the State, mentioned it has directed social gathering officers in any respect ranges to have interaction in dialogue that will result in significant reconciliation of those that are in disagreements to accommodate members which can be prepared to serve the social gathering.
Talking to journalists on behalf of the GAC members after the council assembly held at Lagos Home, Marina, Prince Tajudeen Olusi, mentioned GAC has directed all leaders and social gathering officers to dialogue within the spirit of brotherhood to resolve those that are going to steer the social gathering after congresses.
He mentioned, “We deliberated on the incoming state congresses of our social gathering and later the nationwide conference. We’ve resolved and directed officers of our social gathering in any respect ranges to have interaction in dialogue that will result in significant reconciliation of aggrieved members inside the social gathering in different to make sure that all opinions are accommodated and all members who’re prepared to serve the social gathering are given positions within the numerous government our bodies on the ward, native and state ranges.
“This we now have achieved and we’re certain all officers of our social gathering will observe the consensus determination that we now have taken in order to make sure that all prepared members of the social gathering who need to serve are thought-about.
“We’ve additionally directed that they need to maintain stakeholder conferences in any respect native authorities ranges the place leaders and officers will sit down, speak collectively within the spirit of brotherhood and resolve who will lead the social gathering after the congresses.”
The GAC additionally appreciated Lagosians for reposing confidence within the APC.
“We’ve reviewed occasions within the social gathering, and notably we now have additionally obtained outcomes of the final native authorities elections. We thank the press, members of the general public, notably the voters of Lagos State for reposing their confidence in our social gathering as they’ve all the time achieved. We’re grateful for this,” he mentioned.
Additionally talking, Lagos APC Chairman of Caretaker Committee, Alhaji Tunde Balogun, mentioned the social gathering ward executives would emerge by way of consensus on Saturday, including that APC would maintain stakeholders conferences in all of the native governments within the State on Thursday.
He mentioned, “Subsequent Saturday, we’re having a ward congress which can result in the formation of our social gathering officers. We’re having our stakeholders assembly tomorrow (Thursday) and there, we are going to resolve on what to do. The stakeholders’ assembly is happening in all of the 20 native governments in Lagos State; all native governments will maintain the assembly.
“We’re participating a whole lot of stakeholders and we’re going to do the ward congress on consensus.
“Consensus association has been adopted by the social gathering. We might be doing that for Lagos State. We’ve determined to undertake the consensus preparations, which is constitutional. It’s a part of the availability of our social gathering.”
Commenting on the end result of final Saturday’s native authorities elections in Lagos State, Balogun mentioned APC gained the election landslide with about 584,000 votes throughout the State, whereas the principle opposition social gathering, the Folks’s Democratic Occasion scored about 81,000 votes.
“We had a peaceable, free, truthful and credible election, which was performed very effectively by LASIEC and naturally, Lagos State APC polled a complete of about 584,000 votes whereas our closest rival PDP had 81,000 votes. We’ve to be grateful to the residents and voters in Lagos State, who had proven a lot confidence and belief in APC. We’ll proceed to ship the dividend of democracy,” he mentioned.
The GAC assembly was attended by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; former deputy governors, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye and Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule; Speaker of the Lagos State Home of Meeting, Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa, former Secretary to Lagos State Authorities, Otunba Olorunfunmi Bashorun; Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Tokunbo Abiru, Prince Olusi, and Balogun, amongst others.