..Says He Is The Right Man For The Position
From Segun Babatunde in Bauchi
A group pressure under the aegis of ‘North-East Support Group for Senator Al-Makura’ has endorsed the former Governor r of Nasarawa state, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura as the next National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
According to the group, as jostling for the position of the National Chairman og All Progressive Congress position hots up in the country, Tanko Umar Al’makura is the right man for the position considering his political experience.
Bauchi State Coordinator of the group,
Comrade Aliyu Balewa who was speaking during the APC North-East Zonal/ State Coordinators meeting held in Bauchi on Saturday, said that Al-Makura has what it takes to lead the party to victory in 2023.
He added that Tanko Al-Makura is not an alternative but the only option to assist the party achieve its goals in 2023 and even beyond.
Aliyu Balewa said that after full consultations within the party in the North-East subregion and other parts of the country, stakeholders which include, women groups, youth associations and stakeholders, the North-East Support group for Al-Makura came to the conclusion that Senator Umaru Al-Makura has the wealth of experience both as a politician and as a leader.
According to him, “Senator Al-Makura is equipped with knowledge which will no doubt take the ruling APC to greater heights.In the North-East and the entire nation at large, he has recorded giant strides that has touched humanity when he was Governor of Nasarawa state and as a Senator, this has made him outstanding and the hope of APC come 2023”.
Also Speaking during the meeting, the National Coordinator, Northern Region Support Tinubu 2023 for President, Honourable Dahiru Hammadikko, said that Senator Al-Makura who was a Governor for eight years, is a true democrat, bridge builder and passionate leader who believes in good governance.
He said that with Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura as the APC National Chairman, the hope of APC in the country will be restored as he is the man the party needs to move it forward.
“The APC needs a transparent, dedicated, focused, committed, trusted and tested party man like Senator Tanko Al-Makura as the National Chairman to restructure and reposition the party for the 2023 general election and beyond” he said.
A women leader of the group assured that women of APC are ready to support the movement because according to her, Umar Tanko Al’makura has done a lot for the women folk aa Governor and now as a Senator.