Abuja - Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, has urged leaders of the party to address internal differences for the interest of democracy.
Abubakar made the call ahead of the party’s National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Friday.
The former Vice President asked the party leaders to the concentrate positive energies on building unity, cohesion and harmony among party leaders and other stakeholders. “
We can resolve our differences when our leaders individually and collectively shift ground from extreme positions and move to the centre in the interest of our party and our country,” Anubakar said
He expressed worry that, soon after capturing power, the APC is torn apart at a time more energy are needed to attend to the objectives of the change agenda for which it was voted into power.
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Abubakar said it was high time the party overcame its current crisis of confidence arising from the National Assembly election of principal officers.
He explained that the current blame games targeted at individuals was an unnecessary diversion of energies at the expense of the urgency of the mission of the party to make life better for Nigerians.
According to him, the vilification of individual party leaders and members in the face of challenges facing the country was painful to him, adding that the party should learn the lessons and move ahead.
He restated his commitment to the party and its change agenda and advised the party leaders not to allow people of bad faith to fuel division and acrimony among the party, adding that all positive energies should be directed towards sustaining the morale of the voters who look forward to the APC to make their lives better.
He reminded party leaders that any division could be exploited at the expense of the party.
Abubakar extended his goodwill to the party for successful deliberations and assured the party of his continued support and loyalty at all times.
- CAJ News