The Chairman, Accreditation and Decoration Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC)convention,
Governor Dapo Abiodun has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to conduct a world class primary which would be a reference for political parties in the country.
Penpushing reports that Abiodun made the declaration while speaking with journalists shortly after he inspected the International Conference Centre, Abuja, venue for accreditation of delegates, assuring that all arrangements have been put in place for the success of the event.
The Ogun State Governor added that, the committee made up of Deputy Governors, members of the National Assembly and eminent party faithful are working round the clock to ensure a hitch-free presidential primary election.
“The National Working Committee of our party constituted committees for this election and we are serving in the accreditation committee for this election, which is the most important for the election. We are charged with the responsibility for ensuring that only those who are validly elected delegates are allowed to go to the Eagles Square to vote”, Abiodun said.
“We are not working as an island; we are working in cooperation and collaboration with other committees, including the security committee. The International Conference Centre will be the venue for accrediting the delegates who were elected from various states. We have other centres where we will accredit all non-delegates who will not be voting but will attend the convention”, he added.
“I want to say that we are ready for the exercise. All our tags are ready, we began our work ahead of our inauguration because of the importance attached to the assignment. We are ready and we believe that by the time it is over, it will become a reference point for conventions in the history of political parties in this country”, he stated.
Penpushing also reports that, Abiodun, however, noted that the convention would be different as everyone attending the convention must wear a tag that would have security features such as codes which could be read by a device.
“Everyone going into the Eagle s
Square will be accredited. This will give us the idea of those that will be delegates and those that are just attending the exercise”, he explained.
Penpushing reports that the Governor expressed satisfaction with level of work done so far at the venue, saying he looked forward to a successful primary election.
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