Akala, Shittu reconcile, agree to work together
The Governor Abubakar Badaru-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Reconciliation Committee on Thursday night brokered peace among party leadership and stakeholders from Oyo state, with a resolution by all to work together for the good of the party.
The reconciliation panel in a bid to bring genuine reconciliation and establish lasting peace and unity among the stakeholders of the party in the state held a crucial meeting where all attendees agreed to embrace peace and reposition the party to reclaim the state.
This was contained in a statement on Friday in Abuja by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena.
The meeting, it was gathered held at the Plateau State Government lodge on Thursday in Abuja, where all the leaders and stakeholders pledged to work together in ensuring APC become strong and formidable party in Oyo state.
Stakeholders from Oyo state in attendance at the reconciliation meeting include: Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala; former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Alake Adeyemo; former Minister of Communication, Barr. AbdulRaheem Adebayo Shittu; Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare; Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle; Senator Ayo Adeseun and Senator Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi.
Others are Senator Olufemi Lanleyin; Senator Teslim Folarin; Senator Fatai Buhari; Chief Akin Oke; Alhaji Olaiya; Hon Bimbo Kolade; Hon. Shina Peller; Hon. Bimbo Kolade; Dr. Yinus Akintunde; Chief Bayo Adelabu; Mr. Joseph Tegbe; Mr. Zacchaeus Adedeji and Hon. Segun Odebunmi.
Also in attendance at the meeting which was presided over by Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state were other members of the Imo, Ogun and Oyo States Reconciliation Committee, which include Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong; Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi; Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule and Governor of Gombe State, Muhammed Inuwa Yahaya.
The Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CENCPC) and Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni recently inaugurated the reconciliation committee in line with its mandate to achieve peace building, true reconciliation and to give every member a sense of fairness and belonging.