- Governor Yahaya Bello believes the ruling APC has fulfilled its promise to Nigerians
- Bello who is a chieftain of the ruling party said they have done what the PDP could not do in 16 years
- According to him, the APC inherited Nigeria from the PDP when the country was down
In what will divide opinion in Nigeria, Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has praised the performance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to him, the party has performed beyond the 16-year achievement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily.
Specifically, he said the ruling party has delivered good governance to Nigerians.
"Largely, APC has performed beyond what PDP has achieved in their 16 years of governance in Nigeria."
“APC’s successes today within six years outweigh the successes of 16 years that they ruled. The statistics are there. We will remind Nigerians of where APC inherited Nigeria and where we are today.”
Legit.ng had previously reported that not fewer than 38 out of the over 100 candidates who participated in the APC examination for chairmanship aspirants in Kaduna state failed.
The examination was part of the party’s screening exercise for aspirants ahead of its primaries slated for Wednesday, May 5.
Legit.ng gathered that the result released on Saturday, May 1, showed that 75 aspirants out of 115 that sat for the examination were declared suitable to participate in the primaries.
Also, ahead of the forthcoming local government council elections in Lagos state, Nigeria's ruling APC released guidelines for aspirants contesting on its platform.
That party’s caretaker committee chair and secretary, Tunde Balogun, and Lanre Ogunyemi respectively made the announcement on Monday, May 3.
According to the duo, it was the party's duty to provide guidelines for its members seeking to contest the chairmanship, vice chairmanship, and councillorship positions in the election scheduled for July 24.