The ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled its nationwide State Congresses from October 2nd, 2021 to October 16th, 2021. This was disclosed in a brief statement on Wednesday by the National Secretary of its Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.
According to him, “An updated timetable/schedule of activities and guidelines for the conduct of the State Congresses will be released to the public in due course.”
APC has already conducted its nationwide Ward Congresses and Local Government Congresses in July and September respectively.
Akpanudoedehe said, “The need to honor the country’s 61st Independence anniversary, which is held a day before the initial date fixed for the state congresses, informed the new date.
“Governors, ministers, and party members will be involved in the Independence celebrations in their various states. The party decided to reschedule the state congresses to allow our members to participate in the Independence celebration.”