Massive Turn-Out As APC Begins Membership Registration In Kaduna

PRESIDENT, CIVIL RIGHTS CONGRESS OF NIGERIA, COMRADE SHEHU SANI (L), RECEIVING HIS APC MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION CARD FROM THE PARTY CHAIRMAN FOR KADUNA SOUTH, ALHAJI BASHIR AHMED, DURING THE REGISTRATION EXERCISE IN KADUNA ON TUESDAY (11/2/14).
PRESIDENT, CIVIL RIGHTS CONGRESS OF NIGERIA, COMRADE SHEHU SANI (L), RECEIVING HIS APC MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION CARD FROM THE PARTY CHAIRMAN FOR KADUNA SOUTH, ALHAJI BASHIR AHMED, DURING THE REGISTRATION EXERCISE IN KADUNA ON TUESDAY (11/2/14).

Massive turn-out chracterised the commencement of registeration of All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Kaduna, which began on Tuesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the registration exercise was delayed due to internal leadership squabbles among members.

Many prospective members turned out in Tudun Nupawa, Nupe road, Television, Maiduguri road and Alkalewa roads in the metropolis, to be registered as members of the party.

NAN reports that the exercise was peaceful in the places visited as the prospective members queued up to be registered.

The State Registration officer, Malam Bello Dankano told NAN that the high turn-out was due to the confidence the people had in the party.

Bello said the registration was going on without hitches and expressed optimism that the party would emerge victorious in the 2015 nationwide elections.

According to him, a total of 10,160 registration officials will conduct the registration in all the wards across the 23 local government areas of the state.

He said that the party was targetting 500,000 members in the first phase of the exercise.

NAN reports that the President, Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria, Comrade Shehu Sani, who has signified his intention to contest elections for the senate come 2015, was among those who turned out for the registration at the Tudun Nupawa polling unit of Kaduna South Local Government Area. (NAN)

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