A group of 92 civil society groups, CSOs has called on the All Progressives Congress to allow members-elect of the choose their leaders.
The coalition, under the banner of Center for Credible Leadership and Citizen Awareness, also called on President-elect, Bola Tinubu to intervene and ensure fair play, equity and justice in the process.
The leadership of Nigeria’s ruling party is in the eye of the storm as a result of its preference for some lawmakers-elect for presiding offices of the 10th National Assembly.
In the past few days after the party’s formal release of its anointed candidates, controversies for and against have not stopped.
A coalition of civil society groups is seeking non interference from any external force into the election of presiding officers by members-elect in line with Section 50 of the Constitution.
The group cautions the party against usurping the powers of members-elect to choose their leaders
The coalition insists an imposition of leaders may create unrest and expose the nation’s fragile democracy to harm.
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