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"That is why today we are here to register and show our appreciation and support to our state executive, the governor of Adamawa state and the national executive of our great party led by our national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun".

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has extended the tenure of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party by one year effective from June this year.

The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the extension of the tenure of the John Odigie Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC) and state executive committees for one year with effect from June this year.

Bello said: "At the end of the National Executive Council meeting today, a major decision was taken in line with the constitution of our party".

The APC, which has not held a convention since 2014, is now embroiled in series of conflicts amongst party members.

He said: "We should strictly follow the constitution of the Party in undertaking these party elections".

He said regardless of the outcomes of the primary processes, "it is imperative that we all work together to ensure the victory of our party".

The assignment will involve resolving disagreements among party members, party leadership and political office holders in some states of the federation.

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"We must not lose sight of our common goal as a party to break the mould of Nigerian politics and take the country to new heights".

"I have appointed a committee, headed by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a leader of the Party, to reconcile differences in various states".

He commended the armed forces and the security agencies for fighting the Boko Haram insurgents.

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With Bello were National Publicity Secretary Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi and the party's chairmen in Plateau, Rivers, Anambra, Ondo and Nasarawa states.

"We hope the committee will be given maximum support and cooperation to enable it to satisfactorily carry out its work and get the party united in goal and in shape for the battles ahead, " he added.

"These elections are precursors of the national elections".



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