The Edo State Government has applauded the reconstitution of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Reconciliation Committee, expressing confidence that the committee will ship on its mandate to revive peace and unity within the celebration.
In a press release, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., mentioned the state authorities is “grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari for putting together a committee of persons with proven integrity and the forthrightness needed to deliver on this very sensitive national assignment.”
He added, “With the person of the renowned statesman and leader of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande, heading this committee, and other very worthy leaders of our party as members, we have no doubt that justice will not only be done but seen to be done in the execution of the mandate of this committee.
“We hereby restate our full commitment to peace in the APC both in our state and across the country.
“Despite the many challenges, APC has remained strong in Edo State and in Nigeria, but we are certain that at the end of this exercise, the party will become even stronger and continue to lead our great country with its progressive ideals for many years to come.”
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Earlier, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Issa-Onilu, mentioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the management of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have reviewed the membership of the celebration’s National Reconciliation Committee.
The 12-member committee, in keeping with him, has Chief Bisi Akande as Chairman and Sen. John Enoh as Secretary.
Other members of the committee embody Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello; Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola; Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi; Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase; Sen. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura; Sen. Kashim Shettima; Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor; Alh. Nasiru Aliko Koki; Sen. Khairat Gwadabe-Abdulrazak and Sen. Binta Garba.
“The Committee is empowered to address grievances of party members across the country and resolve existing conflicts, all with a view to fostering oneness, strengthen the party for better governance and ensure unity of purpose within the party,” he added.