APC Set for National Convention

In preparation for the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold Saturday, March 26, at Eagle Square in Abuja, the party has released its program of events. 

The Chairman of the Media and Publicity Sub-Committee for the APC 2022 National Convention and Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, disclosed this.

The program is as follows:

1. Arrival of Accredited National Delegates 10 am-1 pm

2. Arrival of the Members of the National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) 1:30 pm

3. Arrival of the APC State Governors, National Assembly Members, Ministers, and Party Leaders 1:30-2:00 pm

4. Arrival of the Speaker of the House of Representatives 2:10 pm

5. Arrival of the Senate President 2:20 pm

6. Arrival of the National Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) 2:30 pm

7. Arrival of the Vice-President 2:45 pm

8. Arrival of the President 3:15 pm

9. The National Anthem 3:30 pm

10. Opening Prayers 3:35 pm

11. Goodwill messages by Youth Wing, Women Wing, People Living with Disability (PLwD) and Diaspora Wing 3:40-4:50 pm

12. Remarks by Chairman, Progressives Governors’ Forum and Representatives of Governors’ from each of the six geo-political zones 4:50-5:20 pm

13. Interlude 5:20-5:25 pm

14. Remarks by the Speaker of the House of Representatives 5:25-5:30 pm

15. Remarks by the Senate President 5:30-5:35 pm

16. Remarks by the Vice-President 5:35-5:40 pm

17. Special Remarks by the President 5:40-5:55 pm

18. Welcome Address by National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee Chairman and presentation of motions 5:55-6:10 pm

i.Motion for the approval of constitution as amended

ii. Motion for the ratification of all activities carried out by CECPC

19. Remarks by the Chairman, Election Committee 6:10-6:20 pm

20. Elections into Zonal and National Offices of the APC

21. Interlude

22. Counting and Collation of Votes

23. Declaration of Results/Swearing in of the newly elected executives

24. Acceptance Speech by the newly elected National Chairman of the APC

25. Motion for the closing of the 2022 Extraordinary National Convention

26. Closing Remarks by National Secretary

27. Closing Prayers

28. National Anthem

29. Departure in reverse order

Meanwhile, the National Assembly caucus leaders have met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Thursday and agreed to produce a consensus of candidates for the coming general election.  

The Senate President Ahmed Lawan said the party is expected to put out a ‘Unity List’ today (Friday).

“We hope to achieve a consensus in selecting and electing the officers for the party. We are prepared to come up with a unity list,” Lawan said.

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