The Leadership of the Ruling All Progressives Congress APC in Nasarawa State has officially announced it’s endorsement of Senator Umar Tanko Almakura for the position of the National Chairman of the party ahead of next month convention.
The occasion which took place at Government House Lafia today had the presence of Governor Abdullahi Sule, APC serving Members of both the National and State Assemblies, Party Executive and critical stakeholders of APC in the State.
Governor Abdullahi Sule who expressed optimism on the chances of Senator Almakura to clinch the position of the National Chairman considering his efforts as the only Governor in the country on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, that gave room for the formation of APC hence the need for the party in the State to threw its weight behind him.
He said Almakura deserves reward for the effort with the position of the National Chairman and that the State is solidly behind him.
“This is an assignment I in particular and all of us need to pursue with vigour”
The Speaker of the State Assembly Rt Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi who spoke through the Deputy Speaker Rt. Hon. Nahemiah Tsentse Dandaura said all the 20 APC members in the State Assembly has endorsed the aspiration of Sen. Almakura for the position of the National Chairman of APC.
On their parts, Senator Godiya Akwashiki who spoke for National Assembly Members, the State Party Chairman Dr. John Mamman, Hon. Ahmed Aliyu Wadada, Prof. Akaro Mainoma among other speakers at the occasion said Sen. Almakura is the party’s candidate for the state considering his capabilities, contributions and sense of maturity to move the party to higher victory.
The occasion created a platform for all party stalwarts to affirmed their support for Sen. Almakura for the highest party national responsibility and the position of the State for the February 26,2022 national convention.