Saturday, December 27, 2014 1:23 pm
Nigeria’s All Progressives Congress in Sokoto state, north west Nigeria, has inaugurated three committees to devise strategies of ensuring total victory for the party in the 2015 general elections in the state.
The committees inaugurated by Governor Aliyu Wammako were for campaign , reconciliation and contact.
The 33-man state campaign committee is chaired by Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, a one time gubernatorial candidate of the defunct DPP in the 2011 elections while the APP governorship running mate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, will serve as secretary.
The reconciliation committee is headed by a former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Morocco, Amb. Shehu Wurno, with Dr Yakubu Maccido as Secretary, while the contact committee has the former state chairman of the defunct DPP , Alhaji Umarun Kwabo, as chairman.
Similarly, a 25-man campaign committee was set up for each of the three senatorial zones in the state, as well as other members for each of the 23 local government areas.
Wamakko said the committees would devise strategies to ensure total victory for the party in the 2015 general elections.
The governor said that the party would remain united, assuring that old and new members would be treated equally.
”All these committees and several others in the pipeline will be operational across the state including the wards and polling station levels.
” The members should work with the fear of God and work diligently, ” Wamakko urged.
Responding on behalf of the members , Dr Abubakar Sokoto, pledged that the members would work relentlessly to ensure the success of the party at all levels in the forthcoming elections.
NAN also reports that the event was witnessed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal.