- The APC has inaugurated campaign council across the local government areas in Sokoto state
- Senator Aliyu Wamakko, the party’s leader in the state, hailed the people of Sokoto for their support and cooperation
- The party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, also said the APC remains the leading political party in Nigeria, pledging to carry everybody along if elected
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto state on Sunday, December 23, inaugurated a 29-member campaign council for the 2019 election.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the party also inaugurated the Senatorial District Campaign Committees and Campaign Coordinators for the 23 local governments areas in the state.
Speaking shortly after inaugurating the committees, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto) lauded the people of the state for their support and cooperation to the party and its candidates.
Wamakko said that the efforts of the members and leaders of the party would be crowned with success during the forthcoming general elections.
He assured that the members of the senatorial district and local government campaign committees would be broadened to bring on board all the critical stakeholders.
Earlier, the state APC governorship candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu said APC remains the leading political party in Nigeria.
Aliyu said that the party has succeeded in fielding sellable candidates across the country for the elections.
He pledged to carry everybody along if elected as the governor, adding that he would sustain the legacies of Wamakko in the state.
The state APC chairman, Alhaji Isa Achida, said that the members of the council and campaign committees were selected based on merit.
Achida said that the party was intact and united, adding that “We will, in sha Allah succeed, as we are striving to emulate Sen. Wamakko”.
In his remarks, the chairman of the campaign council, Alhaji Muhammadu Dingyadi, promised to live above board in the discharge of their resposibilities.
The campaign council has the former minister of transport, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman as director-general while Alhaji Muhammadu Sifawa, the immediate past commissioner of environment, is the secretary.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that no fewer than 5,000 people from different parties in Kwara South senatorial district on Saturday, December 22, defected to the APC at a rally in Omu-Aran, Kwara.
The decampees, majorly from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were received and presented with their membership cards at the APC campaign flag-off in respect of Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in the 2019 general elections.
The leaders of the new members, in their separate remarks at the event, expressed their commitment and readiness to contribute their quota toward ensuring the party’s victory at the poll.
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