The All Progressive Congress (APC) national team that monitored the ward congress has expressed satisfaction over the conduct of the participants.
Speaking with newsmen after reviewing the congress, Senator Pbilit Ohiare who led the team that monitored the exercise in the state expressed satisfaction with the conduct of participants.
“Kwara is a very peaceful state; it is one big family and I’m proud of what we have seen today. The exercise has been very peaceful and if there was any instance where people expressed contrary views it has been very minimal” he said.
Earlier while also speaking with newsmen state chairman of the party, Hon.Ishola Balogun-Fulani explained that reports from across the state indicated that party members came out enmass early in the day to pick their leaders in a free and fair manner.
According to Balogun-Fulani there was no issue of imposition as members were asked to line up behind their preferred candidates in the open to choose.
He said, “the exercise has been peaceful and as at now several wards have concluded their own. We are receiving reports from across the state and there has not been any negative feedback.”
Asked about reports by some party members alleging they were sidelined in the process, the APC chairman denied the claims pointing out that the party had deliberately extended the deadline for purchasing the forms till midnight of Grid at when attention was drawn to their plight.