Sunday, June 15, 2014 5:46 pm
Lagos – The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday thanked Nigerians for their congratulatory messages and words of encouragement, following its successful inaugural national convention.
The convention, which held in Abuja from Friday to Saturday, resulted in the election of the party’s National Executive Committee led by Chief John Oyegun.
“We are encouraged and gratified by the goodwill messages from a cross section of Nigerians, many of them from outside our party, especially on the openness and transparency of our convention.
“This massive support from Nigerians has strengthened our resolve to continue with our efforts to move our country forward,” the party said in a statement issued in Lagos by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
The party said that in the days ahead, it would provide more details of its Road Map that would help change the face of the country for the benefit of all her people.
It said that the agenda it had made public to showcase its determination to change the face of the country included job creation, war against corruption, free, relevant quality education and security among others.
The party said that based on the nationwide scientific poll it conducted across the 36 states and the federal capital, it had identified job creation, war against corruption and security as sectors that needed special attention.
It repeated its call on the Federal Government to do everything humanly possible to secure the release of the over 200 school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram on April 14.
“We hereby reiterate our support and cooperation for all the efforts that could reunite these girls with their families,” it said.