The pioneer Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebisi Akande has warned Senators-elect and Home of Representatives elect on the platform of the social gathering towards becoming a member of any group to override their political social gathering’s injunctions.
Delivering the keynote handle on Wednesday at a two-day seminar for the newly elected APC’s State and Nationwide Legislators held in Osogbo, Osun State Capital, he declared that it was fraudulent for any of the lawmakers elected on the platform of the ruling APC to hitch or type any group to override the choice of their social gathering.
Chief Akande, a former governor of Osun State, famous that the political social gathering had proper to manage its authorities, including that failure to do this risked shedding its energy and legitimacy to the opposition.
He mentioned, “You might be free to not be part of any political social gathering. You might be free to contest as an Impartial candidate. It’s fraudulent, nonetheless, so that you can be part of and win elections on the platform of a political social gathering and subsequently type one other group to override your political events’ injunctions.
“Your legacy, by so doing, will belong to these of the egocentric management. Like most learners serve article-ship earlier than qualifying as Accountants; like most attorneys serve tutelage earlier than being professionally competent; so should a College lecturer search mentor-ships earlier than rising to professorship.
“You can never be a born political leader if you have not been properly mentored in party politics.”
The previous APC boss famous that the political social gathering was a coaching floor for any politician that need to achieve success within the profession.
He added that below the circumstance, every political social gathering consistently streamlines, screens and controls the actions of its governments and the social gathering’s representatives in parliament by making use of the instrumentality of a management system that was normally known as ‘parliamentary whips’.
“In other words, the party is supposed to be the controller of its government. Otherwise, it’s power would be lost to the opposition,” he mentioned.