THE Borno State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has opted for a consensus arrangement in the forthcoming ward congress in the state.
The decision was taken at a meeting of party stakeholders held on Tuesday in Maiduguri.
The acting state Chairman of the party, Ali Dalori, who coordinated the meeting, pledged to provide a level- playing ground for all contestants.
The State Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur, moved the motion for the adoption of the mode the motion was seconded by a former member of the House of Representatives, Abdu Musa, and unanimously adopted after a voice vote was taken.
After the adoption of the decision, Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum, who is the leader of the party, called for strict adherence to APC rules and regulations guiding the conduct of congresses.
Zulum cautioned party members to avoid acts capable of threatening the unity of the party.
The governor expressed concern about how non-compliance with party rules and regulations in some states led to litigations which affected its chances in the previous general elections.
The meeting was also attended by former governors Maina Ma’aji Lawan and Kashim Shettima; Senators representing Borno South, Mohammed Ali Ndume and Borno North, Abubakar Kyari.