From Muawuya Bala Idris, Katsina
Ward congress of All Progressive Congress (APC) has been conducted peacefully in all 34 local government areas in Katsina State.
Our correspondent who monitored the election in Charanchi, Kankia, Kusada, Dutsi and Mashi Local Government Areas reports that officials were elected by using consensus method of election in 361 wards.
The Triumph learnt that officials of the party at the ward level that served for two terms were not allowed to contest for the election.
Speaking with newsmen at his hometown Kankia Local Government Area, Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank, Arc, Ahmed Dangiwa said the use of consensus was a resolution reached at the party stakeholder.
“We all agreed to use consensus for ward election of the officials, however any local government fail to conduct the election through consensus should use proper election”.
Danjuma insisted that the party constitution allowed the use of direct, indirect and consensus method of election to elect officials of the party.
“The consensus we sued was the best option which will ensure unity and strengthening the party in the state”.
Also speaking with newsmen, Member Federal House of Representative of Kusada-Ingawa-Kankia Federal constituency, Rep. Yahaya Kusada said the use of consensus will not tear the party apart in the future.
Yahaya however called on winners of the election to carry all members and wok as a team for the progress of the party.
He commended part member for ensuring peacefully conduct of the ward congress across the state.