By Murtala Muhammad
The APC Youth Progressive Forum has thrown its support on Senator Umar Tanko Almakura’s All Progressives Congress, APC National Chairmanship bid as the best option for the party’s success beyond 2023 elections.
At a Press Briefing in Bauchi, the National Chairman of the Forum, Comrade Ukasha Hamza Rahama said the party needs a charismatic, just, exposed and experienced leader who will take it to the next level of country’s governance.
Comrade Rahama argued that after due consultations by the party’s stakeholders, Senator Almakura as a dogged leader whose style cannot be compared to any has been found to possessed all the aforementioned qualities to drive the APC to greater heights.
He stated that to ensure the sustainability of President Muhammadu Buhari’s outstanding legacies under the APC, the Forum found Almakura worthy for the position of the party’s National Chairman.
The National Chairman of the Forum, used the medium to congratulate members of the rulling APC for the successful conduct of local government party congress nationwide.
He therefore urged members of the party who won or returned through consensus to carry everyone along noting that those who could not make it were not losers because the success belong to all.
Comrade Rahama who commended the party’s Caretaker Committee led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State for stabilizing the party despite the numerous challenges facing it reaffirmed that the crisis within the party was not unexpected.
He also appreciated the party adherents for their cooperation and support towards ensuring strong internal democracy.