At last. APC Convention begins today in Abuja

After weeks of uncertainty, the convention of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), holds today, Saturfay March 26 in Abuja.

The event which holds at the Eagles square is expected to produce national officers that will stir the affairs of the party towards the next general election in 2023.

The party unveiled the official hashtag for its convention, scheduled for International Conference Centre, Abuja on March 26.

Unveiling the hash-tag during a virtual news conference, Chairman of Media and Publicity Committee of the convention, Abdullahi Sule, said that APC was set to host the biggest party convention in Africa.

He said that the hashtag would be used to give blow-by-blow accounts of development during the convention on social media, websites and applications, such as twitter.

According to him, the hashtag, #APCNationalConvention, is to announce the upcoming convention of ‘the largest party in Africa’, which is holding on March 26, at International Conference Centre, Abuja.

“This media parley is to unveil to the media and the public the official hashtag of the convention and to reiterate that the party is united.

“It is also an avenue to tell the world that the party is ready to deliver on those mandates that got it elected into office by millions of Nigerians.

“We all know the functionality of the social media in expanding and amplifying communications and this is why we are launching the hash-tag to push home our message on the importance of the convention to the global online audience.

“The chosen hashtag is ‘#APCNationalConvention’ and we adopted this to solidify our narrative that we are united party men and women with one aim, which is to have one of the best party conventions ever seen in this country,” he said.

Delegates to the convention are drawn from the 36 states of the federation and FCT.

NAN also reports that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the media and civil society organisations are observers at the convention.

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