BREAKING: Labour Party's Guber Candidate Quits Race, Collapses Structure for APC’s Binani

BREAKING: Labour Party's Guber Candidate Quits Race, Collapses Structure for APC’s Binani

  • Bola Tinubu's victory seems to be changing the narrative of APC governorship candidates in the forthcoming election
  • Ahead of the March 11 governorship election, the Adamawa state Labour Party candidate has decided to step down for APC's candidate Senator Aishatu Ahmad Binani
  • Umar Mustapha announced his withdrawal from the race as he declared major support for Binani in Saturday's poll

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The Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in Adamawa State, Umar Mustapha, has taken a significant step ahead of the Saturday, March 11 election.

Mustapha announced his withdrawal from the race to support the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Aishatu Ahmad Binani, a Daily Trust report confirmed.

2023 election, APC, Labour Party
The governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Umar Mustapha, collapses his structure for the Adamawa APC candidate, Senator Binani. Photo credit: Dahiru Zaki Baiti
Source: Facebook

Why I'm stepping down for Binani, Mustapha reveals

Addressing the APC stakeholders meeting on Sunday, March 5, Mustapha, also known as Otumba, said he had finally decided to step down for Binani, with whom he said he shared the same passion for service to the people, to increase her chances.

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“Both of us realise that we have the same goal and that some people are happy we were going to split our votes,“ he stated.

In her response, Binani lauded the step taken by the LP candidate as courageous and progressive, calling on candidates of other political parties to learn from him.

2023 Governorship Poll: Islamic Group, MURIC backs Sanwo-Olu for second term, gives reason

In another development, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Monday, March 6, said it would support Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s second-term bid as governor of Lagos State following his performance in his first term.

The group’s director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, disclosed this through a statement issued to the media on Monday.

According to the Islamic group, the governor’s scorecard reveals giant steps in critical areas, hence he deserves a second term in office.

Scrabble for senate presidency, speaker at national assembly begins, likely regions revealed

Emerging reports have confirmed that the scrabble for the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives seat at the national assembly for the incoming government has begun.

It is imminent that the leadership of the red and green chambers will be formed by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) as they hold the majority seats at the upper and lower chambers.

Sources have it that the names of aspirants for the top seats at the national assembly have begun to emerge, with strategic meetings and campaigns already taking place behind the scenes.


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