As part of effort towards appreciating political parties, particularly members, the Ekiti State All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Femi Bamisile, has hosted no fewer than 1,350 delegates across 177 wards of the party within the state, another edition of the gesture created to celebrate members of APC in Ekiti.
At length, the gesture was aimed at demonstrating’s Bamisile recognition of the part’s members’ contribution and dedication to unity of APC in Ekiti aside way of showing his appreciation towards delegates struggle after the party lost to opposition four years ago in the state.
The aspirant, who is the State house of Assembly former Speaker, on Thursday during celebration of the state party’s ward’s 1,350 members tagged ‘Delegates Easter Fest, on Thursday in Ekiti State, said that celebrating people that have stood behind the party unity several years was synonymous to growth of the APC in Ekiti and that foremost to him, was to have the dedicated members, who have thrown in all hopes to have the party stay, celebrated.
Bamisile assured crowd of members from the political party in the state that he would remain committed to what APC stands for if eventually emerged as governor of Ekiti state in coming months, just as he tasked delegates to clinch onto unity of the party which they have been fighting for, several years ago.
He explained that his celebration of the delegates was born at of passion to ensure the members have smiles on their faces and that was reason invitations were extended to his campaign teams both within and outside the state, so as to give the fest robust celebration.
Bamisile disclosed that plans and arrangements to have the party’s members well treated was put in place in order to have the 2018 edition of the event different from that of previous years.
According to him, the 2017 edition of the event and that of the previous other ones were no doubted still lingering in memories of the entire people of Ekiti and the celebration of the season with the entire people of the state has become a tradition of some sort, and 2018 version was not be an exception.
“From feedback, the previous year event was indeed a season that brought the state to a stand still,with delegates and friends of Bamisile been hosted in a bid to show my appreciation for all the supports he has been enjoying from both party men and non partisan citizens.
“The event, no doubt, has also strengthened the APC Unity that was already existing in the state, with dignitaries, from party excos, to delegates from across the 177 wards, friends, both home and abroad in attendance.
“I, hosting all APC leaders in my own home is an indication that I care about my people and party,as a leader who is fearless, bold, unique and courageous.
“Without any shadow of doubt,the celebration of the delegates put together by me and my team is far better than what we had last year and next year will surely at the Government house”, he indicated.
Meanwhile, sources at event confided who The Guild, disclosed that Bamisile had also used the avenue to declared his ambition and reminded members of him aim to run for the governorship election on platform of APC and that from indication, the former speaker has potential of emerging as the party right candidate for the race, due number of delegates that were on his side.