THE Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress, has extended the ongoing nationwide membership registration/revalidation exercise from February 23rd to March 31, 2021.
This was contained in a statement titled, “Extension of the nationwide membership registration, revalidation and register update exercise,” signed by the party’s National Secretary, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, in Abuja, on Sunday.
It read in part, “In response to the demands across the states for an extension to allow accommodation of all prospective members, the Party has therefore extended the nationwide membership registration exercise by a period of three (3) weeks. This extension will shift the end of the exercise to Wednesday 31st March, 2021.
“Additional disbursement of registration materials to meet up with the demands reported in most states has however commenced and will continue until the material needs of all the affected states are adequately met.”
The Chairman of Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress Committee on the ongoing membership revalidation/ registration, Senator Jonathan Zwingina, has urged the Igbo to join the APC so as to increase the chances of an Igbo son emerging as Nigerian President in 2023.
Zwingina, a former chairman of Mass Mobilisation for Social and Economic Recovery, said this when the APC senatorial candidate for Enugu East Senatorial district in the 2019 election, Adaku Ogbu, revalidated her membership at her Onunvu Umuiba polling unit, Nara ward (1), in Nara Unateze, Nkanu East Council Area, on Saturday.
The chairman who was represented at the event by a member of the committee Michael Ugwa, said, “The game of politics is all about numbers. So, for the South-East to realise her dream, the people must join the APC in their numbers through the ongoing registration/ revalidation exercise.”
He charged members of the APC in the area to see themselves as fishers of men who have been commissioned by the party to go out and fish for new members.