Ahead of the forthcoming congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor of Gombe State Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, senator Danjuma Goje and other stakeholders, yesterday endorsed consensus across ward, local government and state levels.
The event was held at the new Banquet Hall, Government House, Gombe. At the meeting, the governor said consensus is one of the options open to the party, adding that the state caucus has chosen it.
Yahaya who is the leader of the APC in the state, stated the party’s decision in a communique he read to party faithful. He said the decision is in line with the guidelines of the party at the national level.
The governor said, “The meeting resolved to adopt a consensus in the forthcoming congresses of the party at the ward, local government and state levels.
“Second, the meeting affirmed loyalty to the leadership of Governor Inuwa Yahaya in providing leadership and direction to the party and in the conduct of all congresses that will come up very soon.
“Stakeholders are very important in our party because we came into office through their support. Consensus is a constitutional right of every party. We should support the party in getting good candidates that will serve the interest of all.”
On his part, former governor of the state and senator representing Gombe Central, Danjuma Goje who also agreed to the medium adopted by the state, urged leaders to support the youth in making the desired impact.
He added that for the party to continue to remain relevant the people must be put first.