Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday appointed Chief John Odigie-Oyegun as chairman of its South-South reconciliation committee.
This was made known in a communiqué signed by the Secretary of the committee and an APC chieftain from South-South, Lucky Imasuen, shortly after a meeting of the party leaders from the geo-political zone in Abuja.
According to the communiqué, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun was appointed as chairman of the South-South reconciliation committee.
It also announced Mr Lucky Imasuen as secretary. Members of the team are Chief Sunny Jackson, Dr. Mrs. Maryam Ali, Dr. Sam Jaja, Senator Clever Ikisikpo and Chief Emmanuel Nsan.
The communiqué also read that, “The meeting applauds Mr. President for the tremendous work he is doing under very difficult circumstances. Consequently, a vote of confidence was passed on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The meeting resolved that leaders must work together in harmony in the interest of the party and our people.
“The meeting condemned the divisions amongst the leaders and urged on the need to foster unity in the zone.
“The meeting resolved to set up a committee of six persons of integrity to handle reconciliation and issues from the various states.
“The meeting called on leaders to use the membership revalidation, and update exercise as a tool for ramping up our support base and for the unification of the party in the region.”