Ministerial Confirmation: A Pointer To Unity In Ruling Party -APCFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, October 29th, 2015
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) declares Thursday that the confirmation of all the Ministerial nominees by the Senate, despite some misgivings by the opposition, has shown clearly that there is no longer any division within the party.
APC in a statement issued in Lagos by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said ”The cohesion and unity exhibited by the APC Senators on Thursday have shown that our legislators are ready to work with the executive and the party to ensure that the agenda of the party is implemented for the benefit of all Nigerians,”
”We commend all our members and leaders in the Senate and indeed the leadership of the APC for this show of unity,” it said.
The party statecdemocracy was clearly at work in the Senate Thursday, despite the decision of the opposition PDP Lawmakers to stage a walk out over the confirmation of former Rivers State, Governor, Chibuike Amaechi.
”It is part of democracy that while the minority can have their say, the majority will have their way. Therefore, the decision of the PDP Senators to walk out is nothing but democracy in action,” the party restated.
It however enjoined the entire National Assembly to continue to work with the executive arm of government for the overall interest of Nigeria and its people.
”With the stage now set for the Federal cabinet to be in place, we implore all Nigerians, irrespective of their party affiliation, to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his onerous task of making Nigeria great again,” APC said.
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