Benin - The All Progressives Congress (APC), Edo chapter, on Wednesday said
it had fixed Monday, May 12, for its rescheduled State Congress.
The Publicity Secretary of the party, Godwin Erhahon, announced this in
Erhahon attributed the delay in conducting the Congress to non-conclusion of
ward and local government congresses in the state.
He said the ward and local government congresses would be concluded on
Saturday, adding,“we have met and resolved to conclude the congresses on
"Ward and local government congresses in two or three local government
areas yet to be concluded will be conducted on Saturday.
“Machinery for the smooth conduct of the state congress have been put in
place and we are set for its peaceful conduct on Monday.
"The national secretariat of the party had fixed Monday as deadline for the
conduct of all congresses across the federation,'' he said.
On the recent defection of some members from the party to the opposition,
Erhahon described the defectors as "bad heads" in the party.
He said their action was to give the APC a bad name, adding that their
defection would not have negative effect on the party.
“We are happy that those who are giving us bad name have left. Their
action will not have negative effect on the party."
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