By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdullahi Samari has confirmed that all the executives across the 193 wards in the state emerged through consensus arrangement
Samari disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday.
He said contrary to expectations, there were no parallel congresses in the state.
The state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq had recommended the consensus option to the party’s stakeholders to further foster peace and unity among members in the state.
The exercise, which attracted large turnout in many centres visited by Westernpost Correspondent, saw many party faithful participating in the exercise in a peaceful atmosphere.
It was observed that representatives of the APC national caretaker committee witnessed the exercise in various centres across the state.
Special Adviser on Strategy to Governor AbdulRazaq, Alhaji Saadu Salahu, who spoke with newsmen at his Ibagun ward in Okelele area of Ilorin East local government area, attributed the success of the exercise to the outstanding performance of the governor.
“In line with the directive of national caretaker committee and the state governor, we adopted consensus arrangements for all the candidates in the 193 wards at a stakeholders’ forum meeting on Friday.
“The large turnout was in appreciation of the governor’s exceptional performance in the past two years,” Salahu added.