The All Progressives Congress, APC in Oyo State is poised to take back the control of Oyo State from the ruling party, PDP in 2023, this is is the perception by former House of Representatives Chief Whip Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari who is also the party’s chairman of the Membership Revalidation and Registration Exercise Committee.
The optimism being expressed by party leaders and members through Media and Publicity Committee, Kehinde Olaosebikan is coming on the heels of the take off training program for the various levels of registration supervisors at the APC State Secretariat in Oke Ado Ibadan on Thursday.
Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari said at the event that he was profoundly impressed with the level of cooperation and speed with which issues are being resolved among the leaders of APC in Oyo State.
Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari has expressed satisfaction over the degree of friendship and brotherhood existing among the stakeholders of the party in the state saying that the exercise has remained satisfactory and hitch free.
The Chairman who is the immediate past Minister of Mines and Steel Development disclosed that the exercise has not recorded any hitch and was optimistic that the registration exercise in Oyo State would eventually become a model for other states and a point of reference in future exercises.
The assertion appears to be a reply to a story in an online portal falsely claiming of crisis among the top leaders of APC on the ongoing registration exercise.
The former House of Representatives Chief Whip said: we are proud of the friendship existing among the stakeholders of APC in this pace setter state. I am highly convinced that our party will regain Oyo State in 2023. I can see that the process of winning the state in 2023 has already begun.”
An online portal had reported a non existence crisis in the registration exercise alleging that the Senators from the state had hijacked the registration exercise.
The committee Chairman supported by its Secretary, Barrister Yakubu Bashiru and a veteran journalist and member of the committee Mallam Ahmed Sajoh in the comprehensive training explained the various processes of the exercise as well as the obligations and responsibilities of the supervisors which he said must be observed strictly.
Specifically, Alhaji Bawa Bwari admonished the supervisors at the various levels to avoid discrimination and exclusion and that they “must be responsible and respectful in their dealings with prospective party members.
Other members of the committee at the training session were Muhamed Badru Umar, Hon. Farludeen Arebi, Mallam Abdulsalam Omade and Hon. Chris Wigwe.
Earlier in his welcome address, the acting Chairman of the party for Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke urged the trainees to be attentive and make the best of the training for them to pass the knowledge effectively to the other layers of supervisors.
Chief Akin Oke and Senator Femi Lanlehin, Chairman of Technical Committee for the exercise stayed attentively, throughout the training session which was attended by all the 66 statutory supervisors from the 33 local government areas of the state.