APC urges peaceful ward congress in Lagos

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Ward Committee has urged to conduct peaceful ward in Lagos State.

The Chairman of the Committee, Mr Muhammed Dangiyadi, gave the advice in Ikeja, during a stakeholders’ meeting, ahead of Saturday’s Ward in Lagos state.

Dangiyadi appealed for cooperation of members so the could be held in a peaceful atmosphere.

He said the stakeholders’ meeting was to acquaint members of the guidelines for the ward congress.

Dangiyadi added that 26 positions were available for interested candidates to contest.

Dangiyadi said the election take place at APC ward offices, where they existed, or any other public places approved for the and not residential or places.

He said that notification for a change of venue be given 12 hours the congress.

According to him, 26 offices will be filled in the and where a consensus is agreed on, affirmation shall be the ballot or voice vote.

The chairman also said the committee reserved the right to cancel any election in any ward deemed violent.

Some of the elective posts included the chairman, vice chairman, secretary, assistant secretary, treasurer, legal adviser, women leader, youth leader and physically challenged leader, among others. (NAN)