As part of efforts to further strengthen the base of the party, Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday constituted what it called stakeholders’ councils across the 30 local government areas and the Modakeke Area Office. Inaugurating the council at the party’s state secretariat in Osogbo, Governor Rauf Aregbesola charged members of the councils to be good ambassadors of the party.
The governor charged the council of elders to checkmate any anti-party policy that might dent the image of the progressives at the grassroots, promising to create an enabling environment for harmonious relationship with the stakeholders’ council. “Government will continue to work harmoniously with party stakeholders’ council by creating a good enabling environment,” Aregbesola said.
He called on party faithful to support government by paying taxes for the growth of the state, urging them to pray for the APC-led federal and state government across the country, especially now that the country’s economy is having issues. Speaking earlier, the state chairman of the party, Mr. Gboyega Famodun, said the stakeholders’ councils was constituted to allow stakeholders in the party contribute their quota to the growth of the party and the state.
Famodun said: “The party will work harmoniously with the newlyconstituted stakeholders’ councils to paddle the affairs of the party and avoid any anti-party activities.” He said the council members are expected to meet once in a month do discuses matters relating to the party’s affair.
“They are to meet once in a month at their respective local governments to brainstorm on issues affecting the party, except otherwise. “Also, the party stakeholders’ council meeting would be held once in every three months at the party secretariat,” Famodun said.