Abuja — The All Progressive Congress, APC, yesterday, said it will provide a conducive atmosphere for its members in the National Assembly to elect its officers.
National Chairman of the party, John Odigie Oyegun, disclosed this after leading members of the National Working Committee of the party to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to Chief Oyegun, the NWC met with President Buhari to assure him of their unalloyed support and loyalty.
On the emergence of the leadership of the National Assembly, the APC chairman assured that there would be no crisis in the choice of leaders of the National Assembly.
He said: “There will be no crisis, I want to give you that assurance. We are very conscious of the fact that the National Assembly is a separate arm of government and the constitution provides that they are the ones responsible for electing their officers. All we have to do is provide for them a conducive environment of doing just that.”
He said he led his colleagues in the National Working Committee to pay their respects to the President.
“We have not done so before now because we wanted the event to move to the ultimate climax which is his installation as President and Commander-in-Chief and that has occurred. So we just came here to felicitate with him, pledge our loyalty, determination to work with him through thick and thin. That he can always depend on the party that he used as a platform to become President of this great nation.
“We noted the fact that expectations are extremely high and that the public expects a totally new dawn. On that score, we told him we are with you, Mr. President you will succeed because the entire party will be galvanized as one man behind you to ensure that days into this presidency that Nigerians will indeed see that things are changing.”