As Nigeria is approaching the 2019 general, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Modakeke Local Council Development Area, Osun State on Wednesday embarked on a day capacity building workshop for its party leaders and ward executives in the local council development area .
The workshop held at De-Koladex Hotel, Esuyare, Modakeke was to prepare the party officials physically,intellectually and mentally alert which will enhance their activeness in preparation forthe forthcoming general election and others.
Declaring the workshop open, Alhaji Fatai Adesina Kolawole charged the party leaders to put mechanism of massive mobilization of members before the coming electiont and enjoined them to be steadfast in their individual roles to the party (APC) in order to increase winning chances of the party in Modakeke and its suburb area.
Speaking on ‘The Roles of Party Executives Towards Effective Party Management and Organization’ the first speaker Alhaji Adeosun who is Osun State organising secretary for APC and immediate past special adviser on environment of Osun state charged Modakeke officials on formulating good policies and ideas to will strenghten their members and put them ahead other political parties within their jurisdiction .
He futher said doing this will boost the chances of APC at all levels for any election adding that recruitment of new members through influencial party members of the public to join their is also a key strategy which the officials must always use.
He also noted that conducting primaries in line with APC constitution for aspirants viring for various offices within the local government, state level and national with tranperant process will potratry the party as one that to follows national laws directions and shows respect for democracy.
In his own lecture, Mr. Rasheed Opatola Olajide who was once the party LCDA chairman of Madakeke Area Office spoke on ‘Conflict and Conflicts Resolution in Political Party’ admitted that conflict is inevitable in human gathering irrespective of how they all love themselves stressing that some sources of conflict could be attributed to personal differences such as values,ethics, personalities, age, level of education, economic status, cultural background.
Mr. Olajide futher explained the reason why conflict is imposible to eradicate in the political space said “while it isn’t possible to prevent all conflict, there are steps that you can take to try to keep conflict to a minimum”. Among the conflict resolution strategies he gave are; respect for difference, treat others as you’d like to be treated, keep negative opinions to oneself and keeping distance from one another.
The workshop had in attendance prominent members of the ruling party leaders such as Hon. Dixon Amola, the executive chairman of Modakeke LCDA, Mr. Wale Amusan,former executive secretary of the then area council, Alhaji Wahab Adetunji, leader of the party. Others are Alhaji Bisiriyu Kolawole, Mr. Abiola Ololade, the state officer of the party.