By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos
The ruling party in Plateau State has conducted what may be described as “affirmation of candidates “ even as stakeholders manly political appointees saw it as “ the only way“ for peace.
Member representing Jos North /Bassa Federal Constituency in Plateau State, Hon Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande explained that the move is controversial and against the wishes of many electorate.
Speaking during the conduct of the exercise, Yahaya-Kwande said with this development, “APC shall come out stronger and reliable, where many decampees will be expected “.
He pointed out that those people who are threatening to defect to any political party are free to do so, “because we all understood that, these are people are nursing positions,” he added.
According to Kwande, the ward congresses affirmation is all over Nigeria this is not a decision taken in Plateau or North Central but is a decision taken for the overall interest of the party in conducting all elections in Nigeria.
“We had informed all the supporters of APC through sensitization and enlightenment with stakeholders across the wards on how the voting pattern would be “.
He also rated it “as most free , fair and credible devoid of any rancour “ and commended the orderliness of the party loyalist with overwhelming support “ to cue into ideology of the APC program“.
“We organized a peaceful excercise as family members to ensure that the party grows from strength to strength as we hold sensitization so that the people will fully participate actively in the election process.“
Hon Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande maintained that the APC will still win in 2019, as the party has done very well especially in the of constituency projects and good representation.