Former Gov Yari shuns zoning, purchases form for APC national chairmanship race


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

The Former Zamfara State Executive Governor, Honorable Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar has on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 obtained nomination form to  contest for the APC National Chairman position in the forthcoming Party’s National Convention.

This was contained in a statement by the chairman, Publicity Committee of Yari faction of the All Progressives Congress )APC) in Zamfara state, Hon Ibrahim Mohammed Birnin Magaji and made available to newsmen in Gusau.

Receiving the form from Alhaji Sabi’u Bello who is an Assistant Director in the office of National Organising Secretary of the Party, a former Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Chairman National Broadcasting Commission, Hon. Iƙra Aliyu Bilbis said the action was to further demonstrate the former Governor’s determination to realise his dream of salvaging the Party.

Addressing Journalists on behalf of the team at the Party’s National Headquarters after obtaining the form for the Former Governor, Senator Tijjani Yahaya Ƙaura who represented Zamfara North Senatorial District in the 8th Assembly disclosed that it has been always the desire of Hon. Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar to put in his best in the nation building.

According to him, the aspiration of the former Governor was further fuelled by the fact that he has been a grassroots partyman who rose through the ranks to became Secretary and Chairman of a National Party in his State as well as National Financial Secretary respectively.

He said if competence, capacity and capability to deliver at any given situation are ingredients for successful leadership , APC at national level needs Honorable Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar as its National Chairman at this point in time.

Senator Tijjani Yahaya Ƙaura explained that a two time State Executive Governor as well as Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum who was a founding member of APC has all it takes to get the party out of its present woes.

Commenting about the event, Zamfara State APC Chairman of the former Governor’s faction, Honorable Lawal M. Liman Gabɗon Ƙaura described it as another milestone in APC history for it reflects the wishes of the majority of its members nationwide.

Hon. Lawal M. Liman re-affirmed that delegates to the Party’s National Convention will not regret their action if they voted the former Governor as National Chairman , adding that he has a midas touch on leadership issue as in no small time he will  re-invigorate APC .

He therefore called on members of the Party across Nigeria to give Honorable Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar a chance to lead them by voting him enmass in the forthcoming Party’s National Convention slated for March 26, 2022.

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