- Comrade Dada Olusegun has been endorsed as the next National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress
- Various groups within the ruling party stated that Comrade Olusegun is the right person for the job ahead of the APC convention in 2022
- The groups, in various statements, highlighted the achievements of the party chieftain and his contributions to the APC so far
FCT, Abuja - Ahead of the All Progressive Congress (APC) national convention in February 2022, some progressive youth groups have thrown their weight behind Comrade Dada Olusegun to contest for the National Youth Leader of the party.
The groups cited the political acumen and widespread influence of Comrade Olusegun over the years as a reason for their endorsement.
On Friday, December 10, a group known as 'Kano for Dada', via its spokesman, Ismail Adam, said their decision to wholeheartedly support Comrade Dada for the position was based on his wealth of experience in politics, and his acceptability among various APC youth groups
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“Dada Olusegun is blessed with uncommon energy and zeal; committed to whatever he does. He rarely carries the demeanor of a tired person, you cannot overlook his relentless effort towards achieving goals in all his political endeavor.”
Another group, APC National Youth Vanguard, highlighted boldly Dada’s unwavering loyalty and devotion to the party’s activities.
The national president of the group, Haruna Kabir Alfa, said:
“Segun Dada is a committed party loyalist with requisite exposure to lead the youth wing of our great party, the All Progressives Congress.
“We have no doubt in our minds that Segun will take the party particularly the youth wing to greater heights. He has paid his dues as a devoted party man. He is a youth development expert.”
In the same vein, the Progressive Clan in its statement emphasized that:
“Dada Olusegun is a hero and dogged fighter for the youths of the All Progressive Congress.”
The spokesperson of the group, Tobi Matthew, said Dada Olusegun's years of activism and partisan politics are full of praises with applauding and distinctive record.
“Dada’s passion and words are oxygen, through that, many people find a reason to live and hope for better days.
“His continuous preaching of a better party administration to accommodate youth interest comes with a re-igniting flame that must keep burning for the sustainability of our great party and its tenets.
“As a freedom fighter , Dada Olusegun name and physicality scares the oppressors and pharaoh of ages. Aside from his persistence and can-do spirit, he is, to put it concisely: the textbook example of hard work and tenacity. A workaholic.
“He’s intellectually stimulating and has the gift of the gab. He wows his audience with his inspiring, lively, and insightful presentation.”
Matthew submitted that these attributes are critical for anyone who will emerge as the national youth leader of the APC.
Also, the convener of Team Segun Dada group, Genshak Golak insisted that Dada is one of the intelligent individuals who has made impact on the life of many to achieve their desired goals right from his undergraduate days
“We call on Dada Segun to heed to this request to contest; as we urge all youths as well as party stakeholders to rally behind our candidate.”
APC northeast stakeholders endorse Al-Makura for chairmanship position
In a related development, a group within the APC recently endorsed Senator Tanko Al-Makura as the next party chairman.
The group, North-East APC Progressive Social Media Forum insisted that Al-Makura, a former governor of Nasarawa state, has the credentials to lead the party to victory in 2023.
The group further noted that Al-Makura was not an alternative but the only option to help the party achieve its goals.
APC leaders in Osun endorse Oyetola for another term
Meanwhile, APC leaders in Ede/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency in Osun on Tuesday, November 30 banned other aspirants from contesting against Governor Gboyega Oyetola in 2022.
The leaders numbering about 100 from the four (4) local government areas, who converged at Ido-Osun in their numbers for the federal constituency meeting also reaffirmed their support for the re-election of Governor Oyetola.
They all agreed that the governor has done well in terms of infrastructural development in the area, adding that, whoever contests the primary against the governor from the constituency is not known to them and he or she would not have their support in any form whatsoever.