Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has taken over the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, after returning from a medical trip abroad.
This is contained in a release by his Director General, Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed in Damaturu on Thursday.
Mr Mohammed said that Mr Buni appealed to all party members to remain calm and law-abiding.
Put the recent events in the party behind you and work towards a successful Convention.
“The success of the party remain paramount and needs the support of every member.
“As we head towards the National Convention, the party needs the support of every stakeholder and member to succeed.
As democrats and committed party members, we should avoid issues that are capable of diverting our attention from the path of success,” he said.
Mr Buni said it was a waste of time to hold grudges against individuals involved in the recent happenings in the party, saying grudges were detrimental to the success of a party.
He expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the amicable resolution of recent misunderstanding in the party.
We appreciate the good leadership role played by Mr President in resolving the recent events to keep a united and strong APC,” he said.
Mr Buni said that all actions taken by the APC CECPC under Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger, who was the acting chairman, remained valid and binding.
“I duly transmitted power to His Excellency the Niger state Governor , Muhammed Sani Bello.
“Therefore, all actions and measures taken by the committee under his leadership as acting chairman, remain valid and binding,” he said.