Ahead of February 26, All Progressives Congress, APC, National convention, Christians of Northern extraction in the party have called for adherence to the party’s procedures in electing national officers.
Besides, the group under the umbrella body of Christians of Northern Nigeria of All Progressive Congress, APC, also called for religious consideration in the micro zoning of party positions.
The body in a resolution signed by Prof. Doknan DD Sheni, Chairman, Communiqué Drafting Committee and Senator John Danboyi at the end of its meeting on Tuesday, said the consideration will help foster national unity.
The meeting discussed the political affairs of the party, the upcoming party convention and the political atmosphere of the nation.
The communiqué reads: “The Christians in the Nineteen (19) Northern States within APC met at International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja on the 13th of February, 2022 to discuss the political affairs of the APC party, the upcoming party convention and the political atmosphere of the nation.
“The meeting was pleased that the APC was finally able to fix a date for the convention for the 26th of February, 2022.
“The meeting recommended that the presidential ticket should have a Christian president or Vice president from the North.
“The meeting recommended that the party should choose a Christian from the North as party National Chairman or Deputy National Chairman, (North).
“The meeting recommended that the composition of the National Working Committee (NWC) and the National Executive Committee (NEC) should significantly reflect the presence of Christians in order to reflect its national character.
“The meeting recommended that the party procedures of electing officers into various offices should be adhered to.”