Sokoto - The Kano chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari.
The vote of confidence was passed at the end of a three-day retreat of the party’s officials and stakeholders to discuss political party management in Sokoto on Sunday.
The communique was jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Communique Drafting Committee, Alhaji Alhassan Doguwa and Alhaji Umar Danlasan.
”The retreat has also resolved to support Buhari’s resolve to tackle the problems of insecurity, corruption and to revitalise the economy and other policies.
”Participants appreciated efforts of the government of Kano Government for initiating the retreat as the first of its kind to institutionalise capacity building through effective management of party administration.
”Participants overwhelmingly passed a vote of confidence on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, as the leader of the party and further confidence on the existing leadership under Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas.”
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The communique further stated that the participants had expressed their readiness to privately finance the construction of the proposed APC State Secretariat through the party’s Board of Trustees.
The communique added that the participants further passed a vote of confidence on the National Working Committee of the party under the leadership of Chief John Oyegun.
”Politics should not be seen as a means of personal enrichment but an avenue of developing the wellbeing of the people of Kano State.
”Political party officials should foster horizontal and vertical communication networks among members and party’s organisation at various levels.
”This is in order to ensure effective internal democracy. Political party discipline should be kept at highest and lowest levels of the party’s structure.
”This is also to promote unity and preserve loyalty among its members,” it added.
The communique further stressed the need for a harmonious relationship with the government in the state to continue to be responsive to popular demands.
The participants, according to the communique, should develop mechanisms of safeguarding its integrity, uniqueness, coherence and prudence in its use of resources.
The communique among other issues stressed the need to engage women leaders at all levels in the mobilisation drive of the party to promote women participation and support.