National chairman of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Mallam Shitu Kabir Mohammed, yesterday disclosed that the party has not filled its Board of Trustees (BoT) because it is yet to find persons of impeccable characters and unblemished national record to occupy the exalted body.
He also disclosed that the media team of the party has been dissolved due to the inclusion some practitioners who are in paid employs of some media houses in its media committee, which has resulted in conflict of interest.
In a state of the party address by the chairman, he said “APDA wishes to inform the general public that only two of the three statutory organs of the party namely (National Working Committee (NWC) and National Executive Committee (NEC) have so far been constituted by the party while the Board of Trustees Committee is yet to be constituted until we find men and women of impeccable characters that had served our country meritoriously with unblemished track records to occupy the exalted body.
“Notice is hereby given as follows: APDA will soon constitute the Board of Trustees (BOT), Council of Eldersand other organs of the party in line with the provisions of its constitution guiding theselection of its membership and subsequent election of its Chairman and Secretary respectively.
“APDA shall avail the Nigerian public full list of its officers across all strata ofthe party once the structures are established.”
On the dissolution of the party’s media team, he said
“APDA wishes to inform general public that due to the inclusion of some practitioners who are in paid employs of some media houses in its Media Committee, which has resulted in conflict of interest, the party has therefore resolved to dissolve the Committee with immediate effect. A new Committee will be reconstituted shortly.
He however assured that the party stands resolute in its commitment to rebuild Nigeria into a modern state where peace, justice, social inclusion and above all national cohesion reign.
“We are using this medium to invite all well meaning Nigerians especially theyouths to step forward to appropriate the benefits of our innovation of constitutionallyallocating; 30% of all elective and appointive party positions to Women 25% of all elective and appointive party positions to Youth 5% of all elective and appointive to persons with Special Needs.”