APC Holds Progressive Young Leaders Summit
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has scheduled the Progressive Young Leaders Summit for September 18 and 19, 2022 (Sunday and Monday), at the International Conference Center in Abuja. Numerous party leaders, candidates, elders, and young people from all over the nation have committed to attending.
The All Progressive Congress (APC), the party in power, and its youth wing, led by Hon. Dayo Israel, the National Youth Leader, are responsible for organizing the summit.
The summit, which is the first of its type, will bring together thousands of young members of the ruling party to discuss and establish the agenda for the success of the upcoming general elections.
The National Youth Leader, Hon. Dayo Israel, said the summit is designed to unite the Nigerian youths and make them understand the task ahead – winning the forthcoming elections.
He further stated that the number of participants that registered for the summit are quite significant.
The committees alongside other communities of the summit are working harmoniously and tirelessly towards the success of the event which will be an eye opener to set a road map for the party, considering the pivotal roles that the youths play in politics.
According to him, the All Progressives Congress (APC), as a ruling party will produce the next president of the country, as there is no strong opposition that can match the popularity and capacity of our presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
He debunked the rumor going round that the summit will not hold, adding that all the internal wrangling were part of the youths resilience and commitment to the success of the event and all have been resolved.
He asserts that the summit will serve as a symbol of national integration and unity amongst Nigerian youths across the country.
He however, urged the youths, from all nooks and crannies of the country to register for the summit by clicking http://youngprogressives.ng/pylsummit, assuring them of fruitful discussions and deliberations from various speakers expected at the summit.
Imo State Labour Party Gubernatorial Aspirant Found Dead
Chief Humphrey Anumudu, a Labour Party aspirant in the upcoming Governorship primaries in Imo State, has been found dead in his house.
Fidel Info reports that The aspirant died in his house in Lagos after he had returned from an LP meeting at the party national headquarters in Abuja on Friday.
A native of Mbieri Ancient Kingdom in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo state, Anumudu was reportedly found dead in his house in what family sources described as a “spiritual attack.”
As a multi-billionaire businessman cum politician, he has been contesting for the governorship seat of the state since 1998.
He was said to be the true winner of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship primary in the state in 1998 before the ticket was ceded to Achike Udenwa who went on to rule the state between 1999 and 2007.
Since then he had been contesting for the number one seat of the state. In 2019 he was the Zenith Labour party governorship candidate.
A close friend of the deceased said that he died around 5:30 pm on Friday.
The late politician had already paid the sum of 25 million Naira for Labour Party’s Governorship form for the November 11th 2023 Guber contest.
Chief Anumudu, a respected legal luminary and an astute politician was also the Chief Executive Officer of Globe Motors.
He contested for the Governorship election in the past under the All Progressives Grand Alliance.
INEC Vows To Prosecute Perpetrators Of Violence In 2023 Elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to prosecute perpetrators of electoral violence in the just-concluded 2023 general elections.
Fidel Info reports that The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi, stated this on Friday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Oyekanmi said the prosecution of electoral offenders and their sponsors will curb the prevalence of violence in the nation’s elections.
He also called for the need for the establishment of the Electoral Offences Commission and Tribunal to prosecute such offenders and their sponsors.
The INEC boss spokesman noted that if the new commission was established, electoral offenders and their sponsors would reconsider their actions.
Oyekanmi, however, said the Commission has succeeded in prosecuting a few electoral offenders, but their sponsors have been largely untouched.
He said, “Electoral violence should not be tolerated. That is why the commission has been calling for the establishment of the Electoral Offences Commission and Tribunal, specifically to try cases related to infractions associated with elections.
“In fact, stakeholders have also been calling for this tribunal for many years, especially after the 2011 general elections. I believe strongly that if perpetrators of electoral violence and their sponsors know that they will give account for their misdeeds, they will think twice.”
“The commission has succeeded in prosecuting a few electoral offenders, but their sponsors have been largely untouched. We need to change this.”
JUST IN: CBN Orders Banks To Circulate Cash This Weekend
As part of a coordinated effort to facilitate the circulation of banknotes of various denominations, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has confirmed the evacuation of banknotes from its vaults to commercial banks throughout the nation.
Fidel Info reports that Also, the CBN has ordered all commercial banks to be open on Saturdays and Sundays. (more…)
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