Gombe – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has conducted its ward congresses in Gombe and Kwami Local Government Areas with large turnout of party members.
The congress were peaceful at Herwagana, Nasarawo, Shamaki and Jeka da fari wards of Gombe metropolis and the members elected their leaders without rancour.
The newly elected Chairman of Shamaki ward, Malam Salisu Mohammed, expressed happiness over his victory and promised to deliver on the mandate given to him.
Malam Sani Ali, Hajiya Zainab Usman, Sanusi USman, Chairman, Assistant Legal Adviser and Organising Secretary of Herwagana ward, respectively, said they were grateful to their members for peaceful congress.
One of the electoral officers, Malam Babangida Babayo, said the members conducted themselves peacefully.
In Kwami, komfulata and Gadam wards of Kwami Local Government Area of Gombe, the members conducted themselves in an orderly manner.
A supervisor for the congress, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, commended the party members for exhibiting maturity and patience during the exercise.
He also called on the elected leaders and members of the party to ensure justice and fairness in their dealings.
According to him, this will help in promoting democracy, peace and unity in the party from the ward, local government, state and national level.
Malam Muhammadu Baballe, the newly elected Chairman of Kwami ward, commended his supporters for the mandate, and assured that he would carry everybody along.
The Interim Chairman of APC in the state, Mr Magaji Doho, who spoke to NAN, said the peaceful conduct of the congresses showed that the people had accepted the party in the state. (NAN)