A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Babangida Nguroje, has urged stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State to channel whatever grievances that may have arisen from the just conducted state congress of the party to the internal crisis-resolution mechanism of the National Secretariat of the party.
Nguroje, who is also a member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the party from Taraba State, made the call on Monday in a statement.
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His appeal was coming on the heels of some grievances flowing from the state congress of APC.
He said that it would be counter-productive for the APC to approach the 2023 elections in the state as a divided house.
“I solicit the understanding of party faithful in our dear state (Taraba) to submit themselves to the authority of the party by conducting themselves and activities in line with prescribed procedures of the party in addressing all matters that affect members,” Nguroje said.
Nguroje, who is the Chairman, Governing Council of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), said that while it is normal for people of different backgrounds to experience disagreements, it was important that the in-house mechanisms of the party reign supreme.
He also expressed confidence that the APC is well-positioned to clinch all elective positions in the state but warned that the party could only achieve that if unity and togetherness exist amongst party men, women and the youths.
He said, “The National Secretariat of the party has assembled people of proven integrity and with the requisite experience to manage and navigate all tough routes.
“I am confident that justice would be administered in all matters in the most appropriate manner.”