- A group within the APC has endorsed a former governor of Nasarawa state, Sen Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, as the next party chairman
- The North-East APC Progressive Social Media Forum insisted that Al-Makura has the credentials to lead the party to victory in 2023
- Going further, the group noted that Al-Makura was not an alternative but the only option to help the party achieve its goals
A group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) - The North-East APC Progressive Social Media Forum - believes the party will retain the presidency in 2023.
This was disclosed by the zonal chairman of the forum, Comrade Mu’azu Hina.
According to him, Al-Makura has the credentials to lead the party to victory in the 2023 general elections.
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“After extensive consultations with women groups, youth associations and other critical stakeholders, our forum came to a conclusion that Al-Makura has what it takes to move our great party forward.
“For the APC to sustain the tempo and win the 2023 elections, Senator Al-Makura as chairman of our great party is not only an alternative but the only option before us."
2023: Ganduje, APC in trouble as Kwankwaso tells supporters to get ready for battle in Kano
Musa Kwankwaso, the immediate past governor of Kano has asked his supporters and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to gear up for the “battle ahead.”
Kwankwaso, who is also the leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement, made the call in one of his meetings with PDP members from different local governments in the state.
Legit.ng gathered that the meetings, which were being held in series, started on Friday, August 27, and continued on Monday, August 30. The meetings, according to the report, were part of an ongoing exercise to strengthen the PDP in the 484 electoral wards in the state.
Igbo group demands 2023 presidential ticket for southeast
In another report, the APC, the PDP, and other Nigerian political parties have been warned that the presidential seat in 2023 must be zoned to the southeast in the spirit of federal character.
This position was put forward in Enugu on Wednesday, August 25, by the Southeast for President (SEFORP) and Igbo Leadership Development Foundation (ILDF), two socio-political groups from the region.
The national heads of SEFORP and ILDF, Okechukwu Obioha and Godwin Udibe, in a joint conference in Enugu on Wednesday, made it clear that a serious legal action awaits any party that fails to zone its presidential ticket to the southeast in 30 days.