The new National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday said the party “is determined to govern the country differently to change it for the better”.
Oshiomhole made the pledge when he led members of the National Working Committee (NWC) on a visit to the Senate APC caucus in Abuja.
“We are determined as a party to eliminate corruption and other forms of abuse of office, to entrench and deepen democracy.
“Above all, we are determined to work and strengthen the bond of unity across all the divides in Nigeria so that we can truly refer to our country as a united nation.
“These are reflected in the manifesto our party,” the chairman said.
He assured that with the trust reposed on the party by Nigerians, its leadership would service in order that the trust could be sustained as 2019 general elections approach.
He described the task ahead of the NEC of the party as a huge responsibility which they would not take for granted.
“I want to assure everyone that it is not unusual to have the sort of issues we probably have in a couple of places.
“I bring on board a determination working with you and together with you to address each of those problems with a view to finding sustainable solutions.
“We do not need rocket scientists to be able to build a united party. We need a complete commitment to justice, fairness and courage to stand by the truth.
“Once we do that, I believe we will have a sustainable solution.”
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, while welcoming the NEC members, commended the national chairman for making the visit early enough.
“This is a good omen that we are all pleased with. Your emphasis on finding solutions is commendable.
“The essence of leadership is finding solutions, your attitude, your approach is very promising and advised them to work as a team,” Saraki said.
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