Oyo APC appeal panel begins sitting, demands genuine complaints
Ojo Peter, Ibadan
A five-man appeal panel of the All Progressive Congress, APC, set up by the party to hear petitions from aggrieved members following July 31, 2021 ward congresses in Oyo State, commenced sitting on Monday 16th August, 2021.
The panel, set up by the party’s Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, is headed by Barrister Chijioke Ozoemena while Barrister Bunmi Hilda is the secretary.
The committee, in a statement released by its Chairman, Barrister Ozoemena, asked genuine members of the party to get ready with their genuine complaints arising from the congresses conducted in 351 wards of the state.
According to the statement, “The Panel has been mandated to attend to all possible complaints and petitions from eligible party faithful who genuinely participated in the penultimate Saturday exercise across the 351 Wards in Oyo state.
“Members of the Panel would begin its sitting on Monday 16th August until Friday 20th, 2021 when it is expected to round off its activities in the state. The venue of the sitting is the Party’s new State Secretariat at Oke-Ado, Ibadan while the time of the sitting is between 10am to 5pm daily. To this end, any member with genuine complaints or complaints is expected to come up with a petition to be addressed to the Secretary of the Panel and attach relevant documents or evidence to prove their basis of grievance or grievances.
“On our part, we can assure all party faithful that the Panel would be fair and just in the discharge of its duties. Therefore, we enjoin all stakeholders to remain calm and keep faith with the leadership of our great Party in a bid to build a more formidable and successful APC.”