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APC registration, validation exercise kick starts in Nasarawa

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APC registration, validation exercise kick starts in Nasarawa

From Daniel Abel, Lafia

The registration and revalidation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) membership exercise in the state has commenced.

Declaring the commencement at the 11 motor park polling unit in Gudi ward, Akwanga local government, governor Abdullahi Sule said his party, the APC would have no more opposition after the registration and revalidation exercise.

Sule noted that the APC in the state is receiving more people from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), recent time.

He pointed out that the APC in Nasarawa state is not fractionalized as alleged by some persons, noting also that he does not have any issues with his predecessor, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura

He however warned that those who may be planning to frustrate the party’s registration and revalidation exercise in the state for their selfish interests should desist for the good and progress of the party.

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, said that the APC is a party to beat in the state in 2023 considering its achievements and general acceptability.

According the speaker, the tremendous achievements of governor Sule and the support the party is enjoying from the citizens of the state as well as the personalities trooping into the party from other political parties has signaled what is going to happen in 2023.

“What is happening here today shows that victory is sure for APC in 2023 and beyond as there is no longer opposition in Nasarawa State.

“Nasarawa State is a home of APC and will continue to be home of APC beyond 2023 by God’s grace, ” he said.

Abdullahi advised those involved in the registration exercise not to discriminate against any person who might want to register or revalidate his membership in the interest of the party and for the overall development of the state.

The speaker re-assured the governor of the state House of assembly’s continued support for his administration to succeed.

Earlier, Mr John Mamman, the State APC Caretaker Committeee Chairman said that the importance of the exercise to the development of the party and the country at large could not be overemphasised.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has already flagged off the exercise in Daura, Katsina State and today our amiable governor, Engr. AA Sule has flagged off the party registration and revalidation exercise.

“Materials for the exercise has arrived and they have already been distributed to various wards and polling units,” he said.

Mamman commended the governor for his unalloyed support to the party and for the implementation of the exercise in the state.

In his remark, Senator Al-Makura called on all supporters of APC in the state to participate actively in the ongoing exercise by registering or revalidating their membership of the party and as well mobilise others for the exercise.

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More Setback for opposition PDP in Nasarawa as Minority Leader dump party for APC

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More setback for opposition PDP in Nasarawa as Minority Leader dump party for APC

Umar Egbunu Muhammed, Lafia

The Minority leader and member representing Kokona West constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Danladi Jatau has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State.

His defection was contained in a letter of intent to join APC in his ward, Bassa Electoral ward, Kokona Local Government Area of the State on Tuesday.
The letter reads,
“I wish to formally notify you of my intention to join the All Progressive Congress ( APC) from today being Tuesday, April 13th, 2021.

“While counting on your support to enjoy the previliges of the party, I promise to be loyal and do my best for the success of the party” he said.

The minority leader, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Public Complaints, Petitions and Security has assured of his commitment to mobilise people to ensure the success of APC at all levels.

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2023: It’s Our Turn To Produce President- North Central Patriot

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2023: It’s Our Turn To Produce President- North Central Patriot

Ahead of 2023 presidential election, a group, under the aegis of North Central Patriot, has called on the region to agitate for presidency.

The agitation, the group said, has become imperative as the region has not produce presidency since the inception of democracy in the country in 1999.

The group urged the people from the region to come together and fight for this position as 2023 has given another oppotunity for such agitation.

The North Central Patriot specifically urged its people to take advantage of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zonal congress coming up in Benue on Saturday, adding that such avenue is good opportunity to express this concern to members.

The group noted that the Zonal Congress is an avenue to put plans in place for the call for North Central presidency.

The group, in a statement by its President, Bitrus Paul, noted that if there is any better place or time for this agitation is this congres.

The North Central Patriot said: “Enough is enough, this is our time to produce the President. Other zones have had a stint in that position, we also need to taste it. The era of playing the second fiddle is over, we also need to lead the affairs of this nation.”

The group pointed out that North Central doesn’t lack quality leaders, who can hold positions, give directive and lead the nation from all fronts.

“No section of this country should be ignored when it comes to leadership position. The region has been ignored too long. This is the time for us to rise up and claim what we believe is ours at this point in time,” the group said.

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Fracas as PDP Zonal Congress in Kaduna Ends in anarchy

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Fracas as PDP Zonal Congress in Kaduna Ends in anarchy

The People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Congress for the north west zone in Kaduna has ended in a disorderly manner after supporters of major contenders clashed.


The disorderly atmosphere led to destruction of ballot boxes by thugs of opposing camps

The major contenders for the position of National Vice Chairman for north west zone include Senator Bello Hayatudeen Gwarzo, Aminu Wali and a preferred candidate of former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.

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