The All Progressives Congress Governors Forum has welcome Ben Ayade, the Governor of Cross River State into the Progressives family.
In a statement, Chairman of the APC Governors Forum Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State said the decision of Governor Ayade to join the APC is a testament of the party’s capacity to mobilise all Nigerians consistent with the vision of the founding fathers to ensure that the APC is a platform to unite all Nigerians.
The APC Governors said that the coming of Mr. Ayade into the APC further reinforces the process of membership and leadership recruitment at all levels, and congratulate the party’s leader, President Muhammadu Buhari, whose sterling qualities and fair mindedness endear patriotic Nigerians to the APC.
The statement added that APC, is open, transparent and will continue to guarantee fair contestation in politics, in line with the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari and all its founding leaders.
The APC Governors reaffirmed that the party belongs to all Nigerians and everyone, from every part of the country is free to aspire for any position in the party in line with provisions of the party’s constitution and the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.