70 members for National Convention – APC


THE Caretaker/ National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress, is considering a 60-to-70-member strong convention planning committee The Vent Republic has learnt.

A source who spoke on the condition of anonymity to Punch Newspapers which was captured by The Vent Republic said:

“It is after this has been done that we expect the convention planning list to be made public.

“However, because of the shortage of time, a few things may be twerked to speed up the process because considering the variables, we really don’t have time on our side.”

In response to a question on the possible size of the convention committee, the source said, “We are looking at between 60 and 70, in order to accommodate as many of the tendencies within the party as possible.

“Of course, as has been the tradition, serving and former governors, Senators, members of the House of Reps, serving and former as well as serving and former party leaders will be given the opportunity to serve.

“Exemptions will be made for those who are interested in contesting for any of the positions to avoid a conflict of interest.”

The source further said: “We are now very interested in how our congresses at the state level are held because it will determine a lot of things. Delegates who will vote at the national convention will be elected from the Ward, Local Government and State levels. This is our procedure.”

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