By Our Correspondent
A meeting of major stakeholders of the Sokoto State APC leaders was held on Thursday 22nd July 2021 at the residence of the Party leader, at Gawon Nama, Sokoto.
The meeting was attended by Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, representing Sokoto East Senatorial District, and the host, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District.
Also at the meeting, was the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi and Executive Secretary, Police Trust Find, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu
Six out of the Seven APC Members of the House of Representatives, as well as thirteen out of the fifteen APC members of the State House of Assembly, were also in attendance.
This is in addition to the entire members of the State Party Elders Committee, Led by Alhaji Abdullahi Aminu, State Caretaker Executive Committee, Led by Hon. Isa Sadiq Acida and the entire 23 Local Government Party Chairmen who came along with most of their local government party stakeholders.
Most former members of the State Executive Council and State Assembly who are party members also attended the meeting
The meeting was first briefed by the Caretaker Committee Chairman on the guidelines and directives issued by the National Caretaker Committee in respect of the forth coming congresses, billed to start on Saturday the 31st of July. He also informed the meeting about the state of preparedness of the Sokoto State Chapter.
Following the Caretaker Chairman’s briefing, representatives of the various interest groups were invited to make observations and contributions towards arriving at a decision.
Having considered all the available options, as contained in the guidelines, the meeting unanimously decided to adopt the concensus option, as far as practicable. The meeting observed that the choice of consensus was guided by the need to reduce acrimony and uphold party unity