Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has stated the latest comments credited to the previous Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Senate President Bukola Saraki, over the continued mismanagement of the get together has vindicated him.
Frank counseled the 2 nationwide leaders for summoning braveness to talk out in opposition to what he described as undemocratic tendencies of the present National Working Committee (NWC) saying that the “party is dead but not yet buried under the current dispensation.”
In an announcement signed on Sunday in Abuja, Timi Frank stated the actual lovers of APC are those talking out their minds having waited for 2 years with none enchancment on the a part of the working committee “that is practically leading the party to destruction.”
Both Atiku and Saraki got here down onerous penultimate week on the operating of APC by the present NWC underneath Chief Oyegun.
Atiku decried the get together’s lack of ability to carry conferences of their organs, together with these meant for the democratic collection of their management, and even represent establishments prescribed of their structure, calling it a “bulling party”.
Quoting Atiku in accordance within the assertion: “the absence of those meetings and elections, their existing leadership, often under the direction of the executive at the state or federal level, fill the void. That’s not party building but party bullying. And it’s certainly not a way to democratize parties and aggregate their members’ opinions, interests and aspirations.”
For the Senate President Saraki, who spoke on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum two days later stated the APC management headed by its nationwide chairman, Chief Odigie-Oyegun, lacked focus.
Frank stated: “I am happy that some of our leaders are now speaking out against the lack of internal democracy I have been fighting for all this while. It is still not too late if others will shun sentiments and see reasons to quickly rescue APC from the current handlers who are merchants and without minds of their own.”
Meanwhile, Frank has strongly condemned the suspension of APC Chairman in Bayelsa state by the NWC, saying the get together management has dedicated an amazing error in opposition to the structure of the get together.
“If there are allegations in opposition to state get together chairman, it’s anticipated of the NWC to arrange a panel of enquiry to research these allegations and provides the chairman in query a good listening to and never suspension like on this case.
“Like I’ve been saying, Nigerians will now see the excesses of Chief Oyegun led NWC and the way the suppose leaders are creating pointless disaster by taking sides virtually in all state chapters of the federation.”
The APC chieftain consider that it’s not one of the best time for the get together to droop anyone however time to embark on real reconciliation, including that “all what the get together NWC has been doing had been displaying of impunity.