By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja.
The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) Taraba State, Hon. Ibrahim El-Sudi,has condemned insinuations that the Party is in disarray since the departure of Former Minister of Women Affaires, Aisha Alhassan, to the People’s Democratic Party in Taraba state.
The Chairman gave the condemnation on Tuesday when he led stakeholders from the state to pay a solidarity visit to the Chairman Caretaker/ Extra Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni at the Party Secretariat in Abuja.
According to him the party’s strong wings in the state are behind him, saying one person cannot do the party any harm.
The Chairman said that, when the former minister left the party and contested election against APC in another party, she did not get any meaningful votes compared to what APC got in Taraba state.
He maintained that her departure from the party has no effect in anyway. “It is in the heart of Taraba people that they want APC and will continue to love APC”.
Sudi also commended the caretaker committee chairman, for the good work he has being doing since his inauguration, and also brought to him problems confronting the party at the state so that they would look into and also solved same.
He also said the Chairman assured them that the National Secretariat would look into their plight and also with a view of finding way of solving same.
He noted that having held several responsibilities, he has confidence in the Chairman.
According to him, within the period under review the chairman has brought relative peace in the party and if the time is so short, more time maybe added so that he can be able to solve them.
He however said the issues are in-house are not to be discussed, but expressed optimistic that they would handle the situations as assured by the Chairman.
When insist by journalists to know their main purpose of visit, the Chairman informed that among issues raised was membership drive which they don’t have powers to registered members except been giving direction from the National secretariat.
He also raised issues of Federal Presence such as road and other infrastructures most importantly to quickly complete the Mambila hydro electricity power project and the Ibi bridge.