President Muhammadu Buhari, his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), and former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu are expected to grace he ocvcassion of the public presentation of a book on the ruling party’s score card in the past six years
Titled ‘APC’s Litmus Test’ as written by the director general of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Mallam Salihu Moh. Lukman.the organizers in a statement made available to newsmen, Sunday in Abuja, which was signed by former APC national publicity secretary Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, described the book as a contribution to APC’s quest to bolster its democratic credentials towards engendering political stability, best practice, and good governance in Nigeria.
The staement noted tha the book captures the distinctive progressive ethos and political worldview of APC as a bastion for national renaissance exemplified by patriotism and adherence to the rules of political engagements, and moral rectitude.
The Public Presentationof the book, APC’s Litmus Tests, written by Mallam Salihu Moh. Lukman, the Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) which is billed to take place on Friday, June I l , 2021 in Abuja
“This is coming at a period when APC leaders availed members of the Nigerian progressive family the opportunity to re launch the party more sure-footedly as Nigeria’s best vehicle to save the country from the nagging socio-political uncertainties.
“The book contains submissions that speak directly to the existential challenges the APC is facing; it illustrates the collective desire for enduring and firmly rooted democratic practices anchored on the overarching requirement for unity of all party leaders; it examines the hurdles that the APC is facing in its nascent democratic journey and cut open the underbelly of the numerous drawbacks in the leadership that it currently offer the nation through the political instruments it is deploying as a party.
“This book is an essential intervention at this critical turn as APC leaders and members embark on the important task of putting in place new leadership structures at all levels and in underlying what the future bodes for the party in terms of laying a solid foundation for healthy contestations among varying interests and political players.
“APC’s Litmus Tests is therefore, more than just a book. It is more of a workbook, standing at the intersection between the difficult past and the promising future. Its main agenda is to assist APC leaders and, indeed, all stakeholders in negotiating the next bend.”
The statement noted further that the event will also have APC chairman, Mai Mala Buni, as the host, Ahmed Lawan Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Secretary to Government of the Federation,. Boss Mustapha, Progressive Governors led by Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Ministers, APC Senators as well as members of the House of Representatives in attendance at the book launch, which would be reviewed by Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma