The ruling party, APC has on Saturday said the decision taken by the party’s National Executive Council, NEC, was not a “witch-hunt.”
Remember that the party’s National Executive Council, NEC, had dissolved. It’s National Working Committee NWC, due to the ongoing leadership crisis.
The party’s NEC also constituted a caretaker committee headed by governor Mai Mala Buni. The Yobe State governor,
At the meeting, President Muhammadu Buhari urged aggrieved members to suspend all court matters in the interest of the party.
President Buhari further stated that the party is destroying itself.
However, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, appealed to aggrieved members of the party to adhere to Mr. Presidents’ appeal.
He further called on all members of the party to support the caretaker committee in repositioning the party, APC.
In a statement he issued, Yekini Nabena said: “Perceived fears of a witch hunt is misplaced. The APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, which is headed by governor Mai Mala Buni the Governor of Yobe State, has been given a mandate by the APC NEC to reform our party and ensure unity across party ranks.
“There can be contestation which is not unusual in a political organization, but the task before us now is to support APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee to settle our differences and bring the much-needed reconciliation and peace to our dear party at this point.
“The leader of our party, President Muhammadu Buhari, has called on party members to withdraw cases against the party in court. It is a welcome development that many members have begun adhering to the president’s call. I urge other members and groups to do the same for the growth and unity of our party.” he said.