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Matawalle cautions party members of disharmony ahead of 2023 elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reaffirmed that its March 26 National Convention date remains sacrosanct.

Briefing journalists on the progress made so far ahead of the convention, representatives of the youths in the Caretaker Committee, Ismaeel Ahmed, said the sub committees had swung into action.

Mr. Ahmed who is heading the Publicity Sub-Committee of the convention said they would leave no stone unturned in ensuring the success of the exercise.

He explained that they were also committed to the protection of the mandate of Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, after a Federal High Court sacked him for defecting to the APC.

Meanwhile, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has cautioned his colleagues against washing dirty linens in public.

Governor Matawalle spoke against the backdrop of recent happenings within the All Progressives Congress (APC) where the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is reported to have referred to some of his colleagues with harsh words as a result of their roles in the recent efforts at reshaping fortunes of the party.

“It is not right for us to wash our dirty linens in the media especially at this critical time of the Party’s transformation as we move towards a decisive period in 2023”, Governor Matawalle observed.

“We all disagree to agree. That is the beauty of democracy”, the governor said, warning against disharmony among party members explaining that it was unwise to drag President Muhmmadu Buhari into taking sides on issues that are ordinarily a normal political misunderstanding.

“Now, more than ever before, the Party needs the strength and unity to face the challenges ahead as we move towards the critical period of elections of which the Party must maintain its supremacy at all levels” Matawalle said.

He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for always being a father to all as well as all his colleagues for their various contributions to the success of the Party.

Reporting by Abubakar Bestu, Shehu Sani; editing by Muzha Kucha