From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau
The former Governor of Zamfara state, Abdul Aziz Yari has flagged off campaign for the national championship position of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The campaign which was flagged off on Sunday in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital was organized by Kabiru Garba Marafa’s faction of the APC under the association called “Marafiya Amana”.
Speaking at the flag off of the campaign, the state’s chairman of Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa’s faction of the party, Alhaji Sirajo Maikatako said that they were solidly behind Yari’s political ambition of becoming the National party chairman of the APC.
Maikatako said, Yari and Marafa factions of the APC in the state were working in unison to ensure the success of former Governor Yari in winning the election.
“I want to bring to the notice of every APC member in the country that, Yari has all what it takes to be our next national chairman considering his track records both as the Governor of Zamfara state and the chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum”.
Also speaking, the APC chairman of Yari faction of the party, Lawal M. Liman said, anybody from who was against Yari’s political ambition of becoming the National chairman was not a true lover of the country.
“Yari has performed wonderfully well during his tenure both as a Governor and the chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum”.
So if anybody is against his contest for the chairmanship position of the party, it means that he is not a true lover of the country”.
Speaking at the event, the leader of the association, Anas Awala said the campaign has began in Zamfara, being the home state of former Governor Yari, stressing that, “We will be going round the country to campaign for him to succeed”.
Also speaking, the APC secretary of Yari APC faction, Sani mono Mafara said, Yari was a better person to choose as the national party of APC.
He maintained that Yari was honest, sincere and philanthropist who contributed immensely for the developmnet of the party and its members.