The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold a pre-convention conference on Friday at the Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja.
The conference is billed to discuss the approaches required towards achieving an inclusive and coherent policy trajectory for the party in government.
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Addressing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, Secretary of the pre-convention policy sub-committee, Dr Garba Abari, said the event with the theme; “Consolidating Democracy: Scorecard, Impact and the Road Ahead” would be attended by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other top government functionaries.
Dr Abari said, “The overall objective of the APC policy conference is to position thought leaders of the party and sector experts, deliberate on the current and future policy direction of the party and provide a reform agenda which the party will drive over the next phase of our administration building on the current achievements, including the outcomes for State and Local governments.
“The specific objectives are; to review the performance of APC-controlled national and subnational governments, analyse introspective pathways towards mapping the future to bridge the gaps and unlock the productive potential of the country.
“Harmonise a sustainable implementation agenda with the implementation framework as a follow-up to existing plans, policies, programmes and projects.
“The APC policy conference will be structured into different panel discussions that will focus on core thematic areas as follows: economy, governance, and human development.
“This will enable resource persons and participants to create a central spine that holds the party’s development agenda since 2015.
“The sessions will be designed to be intense, interactive, and stimulating between the panellists and participants.”
The committee’s co-chairmen are Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum and Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi.