A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Imo State, Prof Orikeze Vitalis Ajumbe, has advised the All Progressive Congress, APC to shift its national convention to 2022.
Ajumbe, a former Commissioner of Internal Generated Revenue, IGR and Pensions, and later one time Commissioner for Information in Imo State, in a statement in Owerri, said the need to postpone the convention to 2022, is to allow the National caretaker committee to produce a perfect Constitution for the party.
According to him, “the APC may not have the money to fund two conventions within one year. One by June 2021 and another by the middle of 2022. Instead let the Committee’s tenure be till 2022 Convention that will produce the new leadership of our great party and our Presidential flagbearer
Ajumbe, who was Chairman of defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP, in Imo State for eight years, one of the legacy political parties that formed the APC, said what should be paramount to the national caretaker committee is “to produce more accurate membership data of APC as the membership registration and revalidation data are still being collated”
He also identified growing insecurity in the country, as another reason, why the national caretaker committee needs an extension.
“There is insecurity everywhere and this is the wrong time for such gathering. The safety of our members is paramount.
Ajumbe gave kudos to the Committee, stating that “ His Excellency, Governor Mai Mala Buni led Caretaker Committee are doing very well. I want all members of APC to support them as his leadership has brought peace to the party.