- Senator Sani Musa has stated that he is ready to take the APC to a new level by re-engineering the internal structures of the party
- The serving senator and leading aspirant for the national chairmanship position for the ruling party, says he is the right man for the job
- The Niger state senator declared that he is the right mix of experience, political clout and influence to steer the ship of the APC
FCT, Abuja - A frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and senator representing Niger East senatorial district, Mohammed Sani Musa, has said if given the opportunity to lead the party, his leadership will re-engineer the political structure of the APC.
Speaking to journalists including a Legit.ng reporter on Friday, December 10 in Abuja, the Niger-born chairmanship aspirant commended the chairman and members of Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) for what he described as a "wonderful job."
He said they have done well in expanding the base of the party and attracting high profile members and their followers from areas where they previously had unsatisfactory electoral outcomes.
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“It is for this reason that I am presenting myself as the candidate that can position our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to achieve the electoral and political outcomes necessary to ensure that we consolidate and accelerate our socio-economic transformation.
“Leadership is an awesome and great responsibility that requires high sense of innovations and vision as a mechanism to changing our nation to more advancements.
“If reposed with the responsibility to lead the party, I will endeavour to justify every day and in every act the trust that will be placed in me.
“Bringing a new beginning to our party leadership will create a new voice and direction to APC and by extension creating the best platform for an enduring leadership for our country for the good of all.
“If given the opportunity to lead the party, I will completely re-engineer the internal structures and workings of the party and make it adaptive to the yearnings and aspirations of members and Nigerians.
“I will be adaptive to participatory and affiliative work style that will usher visionary and pacesetting leadership that will transform the party to a democratic institution that Nigerians will proudly continue to embrace.
“If we hope to maintain credibility over time, then we must adhere faithfully to the same organizational expectations that our context asks of our teams, for me my words are my bonds.”
While calling on all the party stakeholders to join hands with him in re-engineering the internal structure of the ruling party, Senator Musa said:
“Given my political clout, extensive experience and sphere of influence, I have no doubt that if given the opportunity, the APC will expand its sphere of influence beyond all fault lines and cover the length and breadth of our great country.”
APC groups back Dada Olusegun for national youth leadership position
In a related development, 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.
They 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.
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.