By Muhammed Saheed
Mr Victor Giadom, former acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has handed over the baton of the party’s leadership to the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker/Extra – Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni.
The handing over ceremony held behind closed doors at the National Working Committee conference room of the ruling APC’s National Secretariat, Abuja.
Giadom, however, expressed his readiness to support and partner with the team towards the realisation of the party’s goals known to the committee.
“I Chief. Hon Victor Giadom the outgoing Ag. National Chairman, today Monday 29th of June 2020 hands over to the Chairman and members of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress.
“I assure the Committee of my readiness to partner with them to achieve the Party goals and objectives towards a successful National Convention. I pray that the almighty God grants you wisdom to pilot the affairs of the party,” he said.
Commenting on developments which led to him handing over to the caretaker committee, he said, “I feel extremely grateful to God and also extremely grateful to the leadership of our own party especially Mr. President, Commander-in-Chief, Muhammadu Buhari, and the entire leadership of the National Executive Committee for rescuing this party from what would have befell the party.
“Today, our party has been repositioned to go to greater heights and I can assure you that with the calibre of people so selected by NEC of our great party to pilot the leadership of our party into the National Convention, I am indeed grateful rest assured that our party will emerge stronger.”
“lt is time for this committee, therefore, to commence the process of true reconciliation among leaders and members of the party at all levels. It is our belief that the decision by NEC to constitute this committee will mark the beginning of a new chapter in our great party.