By Murtala Muhammad
As the February deadline for the All Progressive Congress (APC) National convention continue to draw near, the APC Youths Progressive Forum reaffirmed its support to Senator Tanko Almakura in view of his leadership qualities to clinch the position of National Chairman of the party.
At a News briefing in Bauchi, the National Chairman of the Forum, Comrade Ukhasha Hamza Rahama, said their collective resolution for supporting Senator Almakura was bone out of objective assessment of all the candidates who showed interest to contest the position of the APC National Chairmanship and found him worthy for the seat.
Comrade Rahama stated that emergence of Almakura as National Chairman of the ruling APC would pave way for the party to remain viable and strong even after President Muhammadu Buhari left office come May 29th 2023 and the gains so far achieved be sustained.
He argued that among all the contendants, Senator Almakura was the most dependable, reliable, trustworthy and best option to salvage the party and return it to winning ways in the 2023 general elections.
Rahama solicited the support of all the stakeholders in the ruling All Progressive Congress, particularly the National delegates to decide in the best interest of party members by voting Senator Almakura as the next National Chairman of the APC.
He said the overwhelming support being accorded Senator Almakura by the APC members and stakeholders in anticipation of best results to be achieved under his stewardship as the party’s national leader was commendable.
The National Chairman of the APC Youths Progressive Forum, urged the convention committee to provide level playing ground in the
forthcoming National Convention with a view to minimize internal conflicts that may arise after.
Comrade Ukhasha Rahama assured the entire country of leadership qualities of Senator Almakura adding that the movement had enjoyed overwhelming support from different states so far visited and appreciated the party members in those states for the gesture.