A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE SECOND APC STAKEHOLDERS MEETING HELD ON SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2021 AT SHEERGRACE ARENA, UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE.

A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE SECOND APC STAKEHOLDERS MEETING HELD ON SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2021 AT SHEERGRACE ARENA, UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE.

The Akwa Ibom State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) held her Second Stakeholders Meeting at Sheer Grace Arena Uyo today, April 11, 2021 to review the state of affairs of the party in the first quarter of the year and to also report the achievements and challenges facing the party in the State.

The meeting which was well attended, had Stakeholders collectively address and unanimously resolved as follows:

1. That the Party sincerely thank His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari for the successes his administration has recorded so far and for his unrelenting effort at tackling corruption, economic and security challenges in the country. The Stakeholders unanimously passed a vote of Confidence on the President and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, commending his focused and purposeful leadership.

2. That the Party thank and appreciate the APC National Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) led by His Excellency, the Governor of Yobe State, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni for the purposeful direction given to the party. It applauded the contributions of our beloved son and National Secretary of the Party, Pstr. Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe (Ph.D) for holding forth and showing excellence in Party administration, nationally. The Stakeholders also passed a vote of Confidence on the CECPC for their outstanding leadership style.

3. That the party wholeheartedly commend and thank the State Caretaker Committee Chairman, Hon. Dr. Ita Udosen, MD and the entire State Executive Committee (SEC) of the party for repositioning the party in the State through taking concrete administrative decisions and for the successes and achievements it has attained in the past one year. The Stakeholders also registered their renewed confidence on the State party leadership and urged them to keep it up.

4. That the Party notes with satisfaction the salient job done by the 7-man Membership Registration, Revalidation and Update Committee in Akwa Ibom State under the leadership of Sen. Abubakar Girei for undertaking a rancour-free, peaceful and successful membership registration exercise in the State.

5. That the stakeholders endorse the decision of the State Executive Committee (SEC) to declare as a nullity the unilateral proclamation and announcement of Sen. Godswill Akpabio as the State Party Leader of APC in gross violation of the Party’s Constitution in the unauthorised and illegal Stakeholders meeting of Sunday, March 28, 2021.

6. That the Party hereby reminds every member and the general public that the State Chairman (or Caretaker Chairman as applicable here) is the Chairman of the State Caucus as provided for in Article 12.9 Sub (i) of the party Constitution (October 2014 As Amended) and remains the Party Leader in the State until further notice.

7. That the Party should urge every Stakeholder in the State, especially those in appointive positions to continue to support the party for the smooth running of party administration in the State.

8. That the Party hereby assures stakeholders, party faithful and the general public that there is no division in APC, Akwa Ibom Chapter and therefore enjoins every Stakeholder and party faithful to operate within the confines of the party Constitution and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the course of their engagements in whatever party or political activity.

Signed:

Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State