By Bukar Bolori
Christians of Northern extraction in the All Progressive Congress, APC has called for adherence to the party’s procedures in electing national officers.
The group, under the umbrella body of Christians of Northern Nigeria of All Progressive Congress (APC), also called for religious consideration in the micro zoning of party positions.
APC National Convemtion comes up on 26th February, 2022, where a new leadership that will direct the affairs of the party is expected to emerge.
The group in a communique issued at the end of it’s meeting on Tuesday, which discussed the political affairs of the party, the upcoming party convention and the political atmosphere of the nation, said the cnsiderarion will help foster national unity.
The communique which was signed by Prof. Doknan Sheni, Chairman, Communique Drafting Committee and Senator John Danboyi read: “The Christian in the Nineteen (19) Northern States within APC met at International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja on the 13th of February, 2022 to discuss the political affairs of the APC party, the upcoming party convention and the political atmosphere of the nation.
“The meeting was pleased that the APC was finally able to fix a date for the convention for the 26th of February, 2022.
“The meeting recommended that the presidential ticket should have a Christian president or Vice president from the North.
“The meeting recommended that the party should choose a Christian from the North as party National Chairman or Deputy National Chairman, (North).
“The meeting recommended that the composition of the National Working Committee (NWC) and the National Executive Committee (NEC) should significantly reflect the presence of Christains in order to reflect it’s national character.
“The meeting recommended that the party procedures of electing officers into various offices should be adhered to.”