The Action Group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has said that this is not the time for muscle-flexing and self-seeking plots within the party in the state but time to come together to fight a common enemy.
The group vowed to resist anyone promoting personal ambition at a period that calls for collective struggle and regard such as part of the setbacks dogging the state.
In a release signed by its spokesperson, Segun Dipe, APC Action Group said while it was the fundamental right of anyone to aspire to any position, it is selfish and an act of irresponsibility on the part of any party faithful who ignores the challenges at hand while pursuing a personal agenda.
“Everyone should key into confronting the monster terrorising our landscape and dehumanising our people. It must be a collective struggle to fight the common enemy and bring peace and sanity back to our state.
Dipe said that while members of the group were concerned about the problems plaguing the party in the state and trying to find solution to it, some party members who should know better were busy positioning themselves for yet to be available positions.
“Personal ambition should not come before collective goal.This is unacceptable to us and we will regard such people as part of the problems of the party and the state. You don’t reap where you have not sown. First participate in the collective struggle of reviving the fortune of the party before thinking of the benefits.”
Dipe restated the mission of APC Action Group as rebranding the party as the party of the people, reawakening the spirit of progressivism in the party members, reenergising them to want to fight for their rights in the state and linking the state chapter back to the mainstream.
“Some of us cannot be struggling to bring back the lost glory of the party in the state, resisting oppression and challenging the status quo, while others are lurking in the dark, positioning themselves for the benefits therefrom.
“For anyone to start thinking of contesting for any position with the present state of our party in Ekiti State is to say the least opportunistic, insensitive and unreasonable.”