By Olasunkanmi Akoni
LAGOS — As part of measures to ensure harmonious relationship, the National Interim Executive, NIE, of All Progressives Congress, APC, has approved the establishment of state harmonisation committees.
This, according to the party, was established in order not to create a vacuum and regulate the activities of the party at the state level and the Federal Capital Territory FCT.
The Interim National Publicity Secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement, yesterday, said the decision to set up the State Harmonization Committees, SHC, followed the adoption of the report of the Masari Committee by NIE which met last week in Abuja.
He said the SHC shall comprise President/Vice President, past and serving, who are members of the legacy parties; governors/deputy governors, past and serving, who are members of the legacy parties; serving and former senators who are members of the legacy parties; serving members of the House of Representatives who are members of the party and Speakers or Minority Leaders of the states Houses of Assembly who are members of the party.
APC listed others as former ministers who are members of the legacy parties; all immediate past national executive members of the legacy parties; immediate past gubernatorial candidates of legacy parties, and their deputies where APC does not have a sitting governor, who are still members of the legacy parties.
Nine persons, comprising of three elders, three youths and three women, with one of each being from each of the senatorial districts of the state; state Chairmen and the Secretaries of the Legacy Parties; members of the National Interim executive and Federal Commissioners who are members of the Legacy Parties.
The party said these persons shall be recommended to the National Interim executive for approval and inauguration.