The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Sunday expressed appreciation for the unanimous decision of many party stakeholders to adopt consensus arrangement for the forthcoming All Progressives Congress ward congress slated for Saturday, July 31, 2021.
He said the decision would strengthen the process, as well as transform the party to be a lot more peaceful.
Ganduje expressed the excitement on Sunday during the APC stakeholders meeting at Africa House Kano on Sunday, featuring all members of the National and state assemblies, party leaders and elders, former deputy governors, with apologies from former governors Kabiru Gaya and Malam Ibrahim Shekarau.
“I am delighted to see that you have all decided that the forthcoming ward congress be conducted under consensus arrangement. We thank you for taking this decision. We were happy with the result we saw last time during our local government election, when we followed your advice, the stakeholders.”
The consensus arrangement, according to the governor, which was embraced during the local government election, was what saved the party from plunging into crisis.
“We don’t want crisis in our party; that is why we are always determined to accept decisions of our stakeholders at whatever level in the state.”
In a statement, Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, said the governor noted that what was left was the confirmation of consensus agreement during the ward congress.
Prominent among those who spoke were the state party chairman, Abdullahi Abbas; Speaker, state House of Assembly, Hamisu Chidari; Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa; and Commissioner for Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs, Murtala Sule Garo.