The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that its national convention will hold on February 26.
This was stated by the Chairman, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, on Tuesday, January 18 at the Progressives Women Congress held in Abuja.
Buni said, “You remain the best mobilisers of support to any political party and its candidates. You have always been there in the queue on election days to determine the fate of candidates. With this, we are confident of winning the 2023 general with huge success.
“Let me assure you that the party shall not forget this gesture by supporting women and youths for their political aspirations. And to realise their political dreams. We look forward to having more women contesting in the forthcoming National Convention of the APC on February 26th, 2022, as well as the general elections.
“Now, as we approach the convention and move closer to the next general election; l wish to remind you of your progressive role in supporting progressive-minded leaders,” he added.
Meanwhile, the apex Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Monday, January 17; sought the support of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum for an Igbo Presidency in 2023.
This was disclosed when the Secretary-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro met with the AYCF Chairman, Yerima Shettima in Kaduna.
Isiguzoro said, “I thank my brother…Comrade Yerima Shettima for the wonderful reception..since we arrived…In fact, I’m very much amazed, the Kaduna we used to read in the dailies or watch on TV is different from the Kaduna I’m seeing.
“Everywhere is very serene and very peaceful. I commend my brother and the state government who have made it possible to have a wonderful environment.
“This is Igbo delegation for 2023 Presidency led by the Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. In fact..we launched this committee about a week ago; and we decided that the best thing we should do is to interface with the North.
“This is because we know that the North with their population..vast majority, the North would always play the role of kingmaker; being the deciding factor in 2023 Presidency.
“The best thing we should do is to migrate to the other side of the world; come to this place and interface with the real people who are holding the masses.