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Saturday, October 13

Masari warns APC stalwarts against dividing the party

Katsina state Governor Aminu Bello Masari have on Saturday in Katsina State, warned members of the All progressive Congress, APC, in the state, especially those who lost out in the recently concluded party primaries to be patient and accept the outcome of the party primaries, adding that they still have other roles they could play should the part win the forth coming elections in the state

Masari who gave the warning at a stakeholders meeting of All Progressive Congress – APC executive members and contestants to the various positions, held at the banquet hall of presidential lodge at government house, further explained that in every contest, there must be a winner and a loser.

He also maintained that the party would want members to forge a common front for the victory of its candidates in the forthcoming 2019 general elections

He said “It has become imperative for the meeting to be convened to ask losers to be patient and accept the outcome of the party primaries’’.

“Aspirants that contested, won or lost must forge a common front for the party to emerge victorious in the 2019 general elections’’.

Governor Masari however warned that there must not be formation of unions within the APC, urging aspirants who contested and lost to desist from forming Union of aspirants that lost in the APC party primaries.

He reminded party members that the rules and regulations of APC do not permit formation of unions and associations within the party.

Earlier, while declaring the meeting open, the state chairman of APC, Alhaji Shitu S. Shitu told members that the meeting was convened to sooth nerves of the aspirants that lost during the just concluded party primaries held throughout the state.

The Nation recalled that in 2015 general elections ,about 37 aspirants who lost the primaries that year later teamed up and made a financial demand from the government as compensation and when their demands were not met ,they turned themselves into the opposition ‘’Akida group’’ within the party and caused several discontents within the state’s party structure up to date