Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy President of the Senate, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress against past mistakes of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party.
Omo-Agege gave the charge in an address at the APC South-South Town Hall Meeting for Constitution Review in Asaba.
He said Nigerians won’t vote for APC candidates if those in power fail to deliver.
“History beckons on our great party. It is the first ever opposition party to unseat an incumbent party in the life of our nation, Nigeria.
“Fellow party men, take into account that the PDP had confidently stated that it might be in power for 60 years. It took the solve and resolution of a strong-willed nation and its people to upstage that confidence.
“Now there is a lesson that we should undergo in our unconscious and which have to supply centrality to our thoughts and deeds,” he stated.
Omo-Agege delivered, ”Nigeria has proven that it has come of age in terms of political maturity; politicians and political parties have to deliver on their mandates and their promises or face elimination, just as it befell in 2015.
“Yet, politicians need to be given the enablement to carry out. This is why we ought to offer a operating guide (Constitution) this is fully integrative now not simplest of the obligation and responsibilities of birthday party women and men however additionally of their rights and privileges.”
He delivered that the party have to be guided at all times via a people-orientated charter.
“Such that as we paintings, the APC might be so positioned to provide an irresistible attraction to all people desirous of inclusive and functional political participation,” he stated.
He charged the Constitution Review Committee, to remember all areas that have been contentious inside the exiting celebration constitution.
“The first, by way of no order of significance is the want to reinforce the organs of the birthday celebration with clear reduce and non-overlapping duties among the organs.
“Another is that of power devolution down the grassroots. Our party nowadays has 12 million Nigerians strong and developing, the review needs to present specific capabilities to the zonal systems of the celebration such that energy trickles down to the ward levels,” he stated.