By Jide Orintunsin – Abuja
Director-In model of the Progressives Governors Dialogue board (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has instructed the All Progressives Congress (APC) to undertake the 2013 mode of negotiations to divulge candidates for 2023.
In a assertion titled “Nigerian politics and demand of national cohesion” in Abuja on Sunday, he warned in opposition to making the errors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), which he said mismanaged its affairs all the map by its 16- 365 days rule.
The PGF boss: “APC leaders must return to that 2013 mode and handle leadership negotiations for 2023 very fastidiously and assuredly.
“APC ought to mild continue to work against atmosphere the correct requirements for Nigerian politics, which ought to mild prioritise national cohesion.”
He added: “The actuality of our contemporary pattern as a nation on this Fourth Republic, since 1999, is that all the map by the 16 years of PDP tenure, processes of respecting political agreements within the PDP were mismanaged and undermined.
“With the emergence of our birthday celebration, APC, in 2013, our leaders were ready to skillfully handle negotiations for leadership essentially based fully on strategic consideration of a hit the votes of Nigerians.
“All discussions of resolving Nigeria’s challenges then was about balloting out the President and his birthday celebration correct from the day he’s inaugurated.
“Except and till Nigerian politics is developed in such a design that elections transcend who emerges as a pacesetter, which happens simplest every four years, to the level when it’s expanded to embody engagements between leaders and electorate to contract strengthen for initiatives being taken or to be taken to handle challenges, national cohesion might simply continue to elude us as a nation and complications of avoidable conflicts leading to loss of lives and property will continue to confront the nation.”