The All Progressives Congress, (APC) has raised a 10-member National Reconciliation Committee headed by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan to resolve the ongoing lingering crisis in the party.
The National Executive Committee of the ruling party at its November 22 meeting had resolved to raise the committee.
The NEC had empowered the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to constitute the committee.
A statement by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, on Wednesday, said it was raised after due consultations with the party’s stakeholders.
The statement said, “After due consultations, the APC has appointed a high-level 10-member National Reconciliation Committee chaired by the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan.
“This is in line with the November 22, 2019 resolution of the party’s NEC.”
The First (Interim) APC National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, would serve as the Vice-Chairman.
Other members of the committee are Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase; Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura; Senator Kashim Shettima; Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor; Alhaji Nasiru Aliko Koki; Senator Khairat Gwadabe-Abdulrazak; Senator Binta Garba and Senator John Enoh (Secretary).
“The committee is empowered to address grievances of party members and resolve existing conflicts, all with a view to fostering unity and oneness within the party.
“The committee members will be informed of the date for the inauguration,” the statement added.
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