By Charly Agwam – Bauchi
Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed has inaugurated a reconciliation committee under the leadership of Senator Bala Adamu Kariya to reconcile aggrieved members and strategize for the success of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The governor who spoke during the inauguration of the 22-member committee in Bauchi on Monday, said that the commitee will be saddled with the responsibility of contacting all the party members and aspirants who were not satisfied with the conduct of the just concluded State and National Assembly primary elections in the state.
Mohammed further said that the reconciliation commitee will form a sub-commitee of prominent personalities who would take the responsibility of bringing in other members of opposition political parties who are interested in joining the PDP in the state.
“We want to thank you most sincerely for accepting this responsibility vested on you. This commitee has been given the mandate to go and resolve all these issues, and you have four weeks to complete this assignment. Ensure you come up with a report after this assignment.
“We want to go into the elections, intact, as one family. We want to continue with the good works that we have started, we want to make sure that we put aside all disparaging issues, issues that are based on lies, issues that are based on political gimmicks,” he said.
Speaking shortly after the inauguration ceremony, the Chairman of the Commitee, Bala Kariya thanked the leadership of the party and Governor Mohammed for the confidence reposed on the members of the commitee, saying that the commitee will do its best to deliver the assignment given to it.
He expressed optimism that the party will emerge victorious after the 2023 general elections, stressing that commitee will unite all members of the party, particularly those who are aggrieved after the conduct of the primary election.
Members of the committee include Senator Bala Adamu Kariya (Chairman), Honourable Abubakar A.Faggo (Secretary), Alhaji Salisu Garba (Assistant Secretary), Alhaji Abdulkadir Doguwa, Alhaji Umar Barau Ningi, Alhaji Danladi Mohammed Dan Baba, Honorable Haruna Bappa Disina, Alhaji Abdullahi Yari, Mr Abdon Gin, Mr Simon Balewa, Alhaji Sanusi Sarkin Aska, Alhaji Abdullahi T.Musa and Alhaji Yerima Sarkin Misau.
Others are Alhaji Imamu Itas, Hajiya Amina Karubu, Honourable Tukur Adamu, Hajiya Zainab Rufai, Alhaji Danbaba Riminzaim, Dr Esther Ahmed, Alhaji Audu Hassan, Alhaji Inuwa Mallamin Kasuwa and Alhaji Sani Cinade.