As the ruling party in Nigeria, All Progressives Congress (APC), prepares for the National Convention of the party, there are some political issues that may need to be resolved before the ruling party goes into the planned National Convention, in February 2022, as slated.
1) Political Crises
The political crises bedeviling the ruling political party in Nigeria, All Progressives Congress (APC), could not be overemphasized. The chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in many states have been divided into various factions, depending on how deeper the crises are.
Crises rocking the ruling party in Nigeria, All Progressives Congress (APC), have been borne out of various political misunderstanding between two or more political leaders of the party, at the state level of the party. Mostly, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been embodied in internal political crises because of the failure of some ministers, members of the National House of Assembly (Senate and Representatives) and the state governors or other prominent leaders of the party to agree on some critical issues that may be related to governance, at the state level, or composition of the party’ s executives.
The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), at the National Level, may need to identify all the states where crises still exist among leaders of the party; proffer solutions to resolve the crises and ensure that members of the party come to the National Convention as one big family.
2) Zoning of Party Offices
Zoning is being adopted by many political parties in Nigeria with the aim of preventing outbreak of crisis and strengthening unity among members of the party.
Zoning may not be existing in the Constitution of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), but the relevance of the zoning principle may not be underrated.
Sincerely, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), may need to anticipate any crisis that may want to arise, after some members of the party may have emerged as the winners of some party positions. Before the conduct of the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), leaders of the party may need to, convincingly, make decision on what geopolitical zone will produce occupant of each party position.
Considerably, this will surely assist the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to have a hitch- free National Convention.