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Lagos APC state congress appeal committee to hold special stakeholders’ meeting

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, state congress appeal committee for Lagos State has announced that a special meeting with stakeholders will be held today, in a bid to resolve grievances in the state chapter of the party.

According to reports, the crisis rocking the state chapter of APC took another turn on October 16 with different aggrieved groups holding parallel state congresses in the state.

The Chairman, State Congress Appeal Committee, Fatima Umar, in a release on Sunday, disclosed that the committee would hold the special meeting at the party’s secretariat on Acme Road, Ikeja, at 4 pm on Monday.

According to Umar, “The State Congress Appeal Committee, Lagos State invites all party stakeholders to a special meeting of leaders and members of the party”.

Umar also announced that the meeting would have in attendance members of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC), National Assembly, State Party Executive Committee, Principal Officers of the Lagos State House of Assembly and 20 Local Government Area (LGAs) Caretaker Executive Committee Chairmen.

She further added that the meeting would also have 10 Commissioners/Special Advisers from the Lagos State Executive Council, 20 LGA Council Chairmen, 20 Legislative Council Leaders and 20 ward chairmen (One from each LGA) in attendance.

According to her, the meeting would also have 20 members each of groups that have submitted petitions to the committee such as Lagos4Lagos Movement, Conscience Forum, AAMCO group and other groups with petitions.

“Other petitioners are advised to submit their petitions at the venue of the meeting,” Umar added.

It is to be recalled that some of the aggrieved groups within Lagos APC held parallel ward, LGA and State Congresses on July 31, September, 4 and October 16 respectively and produced a separate list of party executives.

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