All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Abdullahi Adamu has assured that the ruling party will conduct itself well for the forthcoming general elections in accordance with international best practices.
This is as the party stalwart boasted that APC cannot afford to lose the 2023 general election to the opposition.
Adamu said the ruling party currently has a 43 million membership base and hence it cannot lose the elections.
Naija News understands that Adamu made the assertions in a statement handed to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday (today) through his Special Assistant on Media, Muhammad Nata’ala Keffi.
The APC national chairman was with the Polish Ambassador to Nigeria, Joanna Tarnawska earlier today in his office in Abuja, Naija News understands.
Speaking during the reception of the diplomat, Adamu said the APC was sure to win the 2023 general elections which will be held in a fair and just manner.
He stressed that the party have won the heart of Nigerians and has now a large support base enough to win the forthcoming polls.
Meanwhile, the Polish Ambassador had in her remark said that her country was interested in political developments within Nigeria and will like to see a peaceful transition to another president after the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari ends next year.
She also called on the APC to create opportunities for women and young persons to participate in the political terrain. Ambassador Tarnawska explained that her country is hoping to improve bilateral diplomatic relations between Nigeria and itself, particularly economically.
Tarnawska stated that Poland understood and sympathized with the challenges Nigeria was facing especially in the area of security, noting that her country had faced similar challenges in the past. She, therefore, hoped that the visit will be another layer of a constructive relationship between Poland and Nigeria.
Responding to her comment, Adamu said APC was conscious of the effects of developments in Nigeria on other African countries. He informed the Ambassador that because of the opportunities created by the APC, a woman gubernatorial candidate had emerged from the party in conservative northern Nigeria.
The APC national chairman urged Poland and the international community to show more understanding of Nigeria’s challenges and electoral history.
He said Nigeria was a developing democratic nation and lessons are being learnt in electoral processes, pledging that the APC will continue to do everything to advance democratic practice in Nigeria.