The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives
Congress has passed a vote of confidence on
President Muhammadu Buhari.
The vote of confidence was passed at the end of a
three-day retreat of the party’s officials and
stakeholders to discuss political party management
in Sokoto on Sunday.
The communique was jointly signed by the
Chairman and Secretary of the Communique
Drafting Committee, Alhaji Alhassan Doguwa and
Alhaji Umar Danlasan.
It said, ”The retreat has also resolved to support
Buhari’s resolve to tackle the problems of
insecurity, corruption and to revitalise the economy
and other policies.
“Participants appreciated efforts of the government
of Kano Government for initiating the retreat as the
first of its kind to institutionalise capacity building
through effective management of party
“Participants overwhelmingly passed a vote of
confidence on Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, as the
leader of the party and further confidence on the
existing leadership under Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas.”
The communique further stated that the
participants had expressed their readiness to
privately finance the construction of the proposed
APC State Secretariat through the party’s Board of
The communique added that the participants
further passed a vote of confidence on the National
Working Committee of the party under the
leadership of Chief John Oyegun.
It said, “Politics should not be seen as a means of
personal enrichment but an avenue of developing
the well being of the people of Kano State.
“Political party officials should foster horizontal
and vertical communication networks among
members and party’s organisation at various
“This is in order to ensure effective internal
democracy. Political party discipline should be
kept at highest and lowest levels of the party’s
“This is also to promote unity and preserve loyalty
among its members.”
The communique further stressed the need for a
harmonious relationship with the government in the
state to continue to be responsive to popular
The participants, according to the communique,
should develop mechanisms of safeguarding its
integrity, uniqueness, coherence and prudence in
its use of resources.
The communique among other issues stressed the
need to engage women leaders at all levels in the
mobilisation drive of the party to promote women
participation and support.(NAN)