ABUJA, Nigeria – Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Value, Hon. Segun Dokun Odebunmi on Friday in Abuja, met a former Governor of Zamfara State, Senator Abdul-aziz Yari, over the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state.
OgeneAfrican learnt that APC has been enmeshed with a series of crises, which made the party lose the gubernatorial election in 2019.
But, Odebunmi, who currently represents Ogo Oluwa/ Surulere Federal Constituency in Oyo state, has met the former Governor of Zamfara state with a promise to settle all the crises in the party ahead of the next general elections.
Odebunmi, while speaking after the meeting, noted that the need to meet Yari was necessary in order to ensure that all the interests and groups in the party are accommodated.
The lawmaker urged stakeholders in the party to eschew politics of bitterness and embrace peace.
He, however expressed optimism that the internal rancour in the party will soon be a thing of the past.
Odebunmi while speaking further, harped on the need for trust among the warring divisions within the party.
He called on APC stalwarts to embrace the reconciliation agenda of the interim national executive.
He maintained that peace is the only way to achieve strong political and social cohesion headed of 2023 elections.
Odebunmi said, “One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust and love among members so that the party will continue to win elections.
“All leaders of the party are members of the reconciliation process.
“We must reconcile ourselves and talk to our followers and this will compliment the efforts of the state and National reconciliation committee.
“I expressed optimism in the effort of the Interim National Executive of the party in restoring peace and stability in the party as well as positioning it to win future elections in the country.”